Lot 2149. A blue and white bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.
The bowl is potted with deep, rounded sides rising to a flared rim. The exterior is decorated with alternating bands of shou characters and peaches within shaped cartouches, interspersed with floral sprays, all on a diamond-pattern ground. The center of the interior is decorated with a peach, lingzhi and ruyi motifs. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 20 - 21 March 2014