The interior is finely decorated en grisaille with branches of blossoming peonies and a bird in flight. Bears the iron-red seal reading Tian Di Yi Jia Chun, which can be translated as spring throughout heaven and earth, and the characters Dayazhai, (Studio of Great Elegance). The underside painted with scrolling foliage issuing peony blossoms. The base has a four-character Yong Qing Chang Chun mark (eternal prosperity and spring).
Diameter approximately 16 3/8 inches (41.5 cm).
Auction Date: May 14, 2022