Bowl. Provenance: China. The Diana Cargo sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 6-7 March 1995. Dating: Jiaqing period (1796-1820), 1817. Mark: A seal mark in a double circle, underglaze blue. Bowl with steep rounded sides and slightly flaring rim, decorated in underglaze blue. Decorated with two tiers of interlocking lotus panels containing alternating lingzhi fungus stems and fruiting peach sprays. This bowl has the original "Christie's Diana Cargo March 1995" label and lot number 1097/12 as proof of provenance. Dimensions: Height: 70 mm (2.76 inch), Diameter: 145 mm (5.71 inch), Diameter of footring: 65 mm (2.56 inch). Condition: A (glazed) firing flaw to the rim, exterior wall and bottom and a 1 mm (0,04 inch) fleabite to the rim.