Lot 350. A pair of famille-rose dishes, Tongzhi marks and period (1865-1875); 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 11,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
each with shallow rounded sides, brightly enamelled to the interior with a composite floral strapwork medallion encircled at the well by the bajixiang, the exterior with three floral sprays, the base with the six-character mark in underglaze-blue.
Provenance: L.E.Fernandes Collection, no.121 (label).
Note: For a Daoguang mark and period dish of this type, see one included in the exhibition Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1980, cat no. 18.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015