A PAIR OF CHINESE DOUCAI 'BOUQUET' BOWLS.
Each with a flared body painted in polychrome enamels with bunches of blossoms among arabesque scrolls beneath a band of ruyi heads to the rim, a single bouquet within floral borders to the centre, the underside with an underglaze blue Yongzheng reign mark encircled by a double band, 15cm diameter, 6cm H. (2)
For further examples see Beurdeley and G. Raindre, Qing Porcelain, Fribourg, 1986, pl. 246; another from the Simon Kwan Collection, was exhibited at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of the Late Qing, 1983, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 28.
Estimated at £5,000 - £8,000