Lot 818. An iron-red-decorated 'bats' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diamEstimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 13,750© Christie's 2021

The deep sides are decorted on the exterior with five stylized bats with wan emblems, separated by peach sprigs and below a band of ruyi-head scrolls.

Provenance: Acquired in Florida, 1985.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 23-24 september 2021