A Chinese Export famille-rose 'lotus' punch bowl. Qing dynasty, circa 1765. Photo Sotheby's

molded and painted on the exterior with large pink petals and painted on the interior with a single figure amidst flower sprigs. iameter 15 3/4 in. 40 cm Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 18,750 USD

Sotheby's. Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector. 29 Mar 11. New York www.sothebys.com