A FINE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'PEONY' BOWLS MARKS AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
200,000 - 250,000 HKD
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- 16.2 cm, 6 3/8 in.
each painted in vivid tones of cobalt blue, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a large and small peony flower borne on leafy stems, all encircled by further peony blooms on a leafy meander repeated on the exterior, above a lappet band just above the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circle, wood stands
Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.
Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1973, cat. no. 55.