A blue and white deep dish with phoenix decoration, Daoguang six-character mark and of the period. Estimate US$ 3,000 – 5,000 (€2,400 – 4,000). Photo Bonhams.
Its shallow curving well filled with a roundel of two facing phoenixes separated by clouds and repeating on the curving exterior walls, the recessed base displaying the mark written in underglaze blue seal script and all surfaces except the foot pad covered with a celadon-tinged glaze. 6 5/8in (16.3cm) diameter
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 16 Dec 2014 10:00 PST – SAN FRANCISCO