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Lot 188. A pair of doucai 'lotus pond' bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850); Diameter 16.7 and 16.5 cm, 6⅝ and 6½ inEstimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,900 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. 

each with steep rounded sides rising from a slightly recessed base, the exterior painted with a continuous scene of mandarin ducks amidst lotus blooms, under a band of sinuous five-clawed dragons, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a pair of ducks in a lotus pond and encircled by a lanca character band at the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.

Provenance: Acquired  in Hong Kong, 1993..

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 4 November 2020