A sacrificial red-glazed stembowl. Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong.  Photo Sotheby's

the rounded sides supported on a tall flared foot, elegantly rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior and exterior covered with a rich red glaze of a crushed-raspberry tone, draining to white at the rim, pooling to a deeper tone around the top of the foot, the interior of the foot glazed white and inscribed with a six-character horizontal reign mark in underglaze blue; 15.2 cm., 6 in. Estimate 180,000—220,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD

Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 08 Apr 11, Hong Kong