A blue and white ‘lotus’ bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and possibly of the period. Estimate £800 – 1,200 (€1,100 – 1,600). Photo Bonhams.
The bowl gently curving up from the short foot rim to a straight mouth rim, the exterior painted in vivid cobalt blue with a dense ‘Indian’ lotus flower meander above a stylised lotus lappet band encircling the foot. 12.1cm (4 3/4in) diam.
Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE