Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Kangxi Period. photo courtesy Doyle New York

Worked on the exterior with maidens in a pavilion landscape setting, the interior base with three 'three friends of winter' pine, prunus and bamboo, base with Chenghua six-character mark. Diameter 7 1/4 inches. Rim chips, two hairline cracks extending from rim approximately 1/2 inch down  Estimate $800-1,200

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com