The lidded octagonal box enameled with flowering scrolls on a pink ground, further scrolls on the pale blue-ground rim, pierced with a gold-coin medallion between two circular apertures the quatrefoil-form bowl cast with four ruyi-head feet and everted mouth, decorated with stylized lotus blooms borne on foliate meanders on a red ground between a ruyi-head border and upright lappets the water dropper cast in the form of an egg, enameled with prunus branches against a blue-ground dense cloud pattern.
Bowl: 8 1/2 inches (21.6 cm) wide box: 5 1/2 inches (13.9 cm) wide.
Condition: The bowl with enamel losses to the feet and rim, dents to the rim. The box with large areas of cracking and associated enamel losses.
Auction Date: June 19, 2021