Lot 3091. A famille-rose octalobed narcissus washer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 19.3 cm., 7 5/8 inEstimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKDLot Sold 250,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

of octagonal lobed form supported on four cabriole feet, the curved shallow sides painted with gilt-decorated wan characters above stylised lotus borne on leafy sprigs, all reserved on a lavender ground extending to the underside, the flat mouthrim decorated with further lotus and florets reserved on a pink ground, all between gilt-decorated borders, the interior covered with a turquoise glaze.

Provenance: Sotheby's Paris, 11th June 2009, lot 156

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011