♦ FINE AND RARE RUBY-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEONY' BOWL
YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER YUZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot and finely enamelled with peonies amongst scrolling leaves on a rich ruby-red ground, the interior and base glazed in white, four-character reign mark in underglaze-blue within a double square to the base
Estimate £ 80,000-120,000
Formerly in a private English collection
For similar examples see: Sotheby's Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8th October 2013, lot 3258; Bonhams Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Art, 25th May 2011, lot 373; and Christie's Hong Kong, The Imperial Sale: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 29th May 2013, lot 2121.
Sold for £98,500 (buyer's premium included)