7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A SMALL FAMILLE ROSE BOWL, XIANFENG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1851-61)
with steep sides and flaring rim, finely and delicately enamelled in a continuous scene on the exterior with a scholar and attendant on a riverbank, three farmers on the other side of the river, one letting his buffalo drink from the river, the interior under a turquoise glaze, iron-red seal mark to base -- 4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam.
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