An_incised_decorated__Anhua__stembowl1

An_incised_decorated__Anhua__stembowl2

An incised-decorated 'Anhua' stembowl. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's

the shallow bowl with a flaring rim supported on a tall hollow slightly flared foot, finely incised on the exterior with ribbon-tied Bajixiang emblems, each supported on a lotus pedestal, above a border of ruyi-heads encircling the base, the foot further incised with lotus floretes, all beneath a bright white glaze, the interior of the foot inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue; 10.8 cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 90,000—120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD

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