• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    A CORAL RED ENAMELLED 'BAT' BOWL, DAOGUANG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

    Price Realised  

    A CORAL RED ENAMELLED 'BAT' BOWL, DAOGUANG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    formed as twin confronting bats, their heads raised above the rim of the bowl, their open wings moulded around the oval dish, depicted upon a blue enamelled wave ground, the interior and the base in turquoise enamel, Daoguang iron-red seal mark to base -- 7½in. (19.1cm.) wide.


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    Provenance

    John Sparks label to base.