A Shiwan-type stoneware lobed dish, Qing Dynasty. Estimate £800 – 1,200 (€1,100 – 1,600). Photo Bonhams.
The shallow dish with foliate moulded sides, the subtly crackled olive-brown coloured glaze thinning to a speckled reddish hue at the rim and pooling in the lobes to a mottled grey-blue. 20.5cm (8in) diam.
Note: For a comparable Shiwan dish dated Tongzhi/Guangxu see Exhibition of Shiwan Wares, Fung Ping Shan Museum, 1979, p. 51, no. 81.
Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE