Lot 249 , A pair of Chinese doucai bat bowls, Yongzheng mark, Republic period, D. 9.7cm, one bowl restored
A pair of Chinese doucai 'bat' bowls, Yongzheng mark, Republic period, painted with twelve bats amid scrolling clouds, D. 9.7cm, one bowl restored
Provenance - The owner and her family lived in Singapore in the late 1950s. The collection includes antique Chinese porcelain, jade and furniture her father bought from shops in Orchard Road, Singapore around 1955-59.
One of the bowls has been broken in half and been restored with re-painting along the join area. The second bowl is in good condition with no restoration, chips or cracks
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Sold for £74,000