The two bowls of globular form, painted with iron-red bats amongst blue scrolling clouds. D: 12, 12.5 cm.
Provenance: Lots 68-84, Chinese porcelain from the Estate of Sear Hang Hwie Pao (1937-2009). Mr. Pao was one of Toronto’s most important dealers of Chinese porcelain and works of art. His antique store, Pao & Moltke Ltd., was a fixture in Toronto’s trendy Yorkville area for over thirty years.