Chinese imperial porcelain saucer dish painted in the centre with a medallion of five bats, wufu, in iron-red within double line, encircled by a border of twelve bats in flight within a double line in underglaze blue, the underside with eight further open-winged bats in iron-red between double lines.
5 5/8 inches, 14.3 cm diameter.
Six-character sealmark of Daoguang in underglaze blue and of the period, 1821-1850.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From the collection of Birger & Kajsa Ohlin, acquired in 1955 while travelling in China.