A Pair of iron-red decorated ‘Peach and Bat’ bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s.
each of deep ‘U’-shape, painted around the exterior in shades of iron red on the white ground with five bats interspersed among foliate scrolls forming strapwork panels, interlinked by ruyi and surmounted by a peach, all below a garland of pendant pearls and double lines encircling the rim, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark; 12.5 cm., 4 7/8 in.
Sotheby’s, Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 24 nov. 2014, 02:30 PM