15 - 16 March 2015
A FAMILLE ROSE 'EGRET AND LOTUS POND' BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The bowl is finely enameled on the exterior with a continuous scene depicting an egret amidst the flowers and leaves of a lotus pond.
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam.
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The combination of a single egret and a lotus pond represents the auspicious rebus yilu lianke, (May you pass your exams all the way), A Daoguang-marked bowl of almost identical design was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 April 2011, lot 3090.
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