London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A CHINESE PURPLE GROUND EMPRESS DOWAGER BOWL, 19TH CENTURY
enamelled on the exterior with a bird and a variety of flowers and foliage including peonies and prunus blossoms, with Da Ya Zhai characters and sealmark in iron red on the outer rim and four character iron red mark to base, turquoise glaze to the interior and the base -- 6¾in. (17.2cm.) diam.
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