6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
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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