A FINE AND RARE DOUCAI BOWL
ENCIRCLED YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
The deep bowl with rounded sides delicately painted in underglaze-blue and enamelled in iron-red, pink, yellow and two shades of green with hibiscus issuing from dense leafy scrolls around the exterior, all between double-lines at the rim and around the slightly tapering foot, the interior decorated with a double-circle medallion enclosing two further blooms surrounded by curling tendrils
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam.
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art