Lot 3090. A famille-rose 'lotus pond' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot Sold 800,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
well potted with rounded sides rising straight up from a short foot, finely decorated on the exterior with a white enamelled crane standing in continuous scene of lotus flowers in a pond, the base with an underglaze blue six-character mark.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011