Lot 3431. A fine doucai floral bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 240,000. Price Realized HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013
The exterior of the deep rounded sides of the bowl is enamelled with six stylised lotus blooms surrounded by scrolling leafy tendrils, all between double-lines encircling the rim and overlapping ruyi lappets at the base. The interior is glazed white, Japanese wood box.
Provenance: Kochukyo Co. Ltd, Tokyo
A Japanese private collection.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Including The Su Zhu An Collection of Inkstones), Hong Kong, 27 November 2013