A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams

Its shallow, curving well displaying a young mother seated in a garden as she helps her baby boy to stand on a table while he grasps a miniature ruyi scepter in his hands, the reverse undecorated.; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,500 - 4,000

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A pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams

Each displaying a wide rim flange carved in shallow relief with a flower and leaf pattern, the well painted in the typical palette with floral reserves separated by panels of flower heads on a black-dotted ground finished in green enamel surrounding the cavetto and a flower basket roundel filling the floor of the well, the reverse with further floral decoration and the recessed base centered with a double ring in underglaze blue also used to stripe the edges of the rim and the cavetto.; 15 1/8in (38.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$4,000 - 6,000

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Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com