London, South Kensington
3 December 1992
A Chinese coral-red ground circular bowl and domed cover modelled with overlapping lotus petals enriched in gilding on a gilt dot-pattern ground, the cover with flat button finial -- 8½in.diam., Tongzhi seal mark and of the period.
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