A pair of blue and white bowls
Chenghua six-character marks, Kangxi
Each thinly potted, one delicately painted with a scene of a lady with two attendants stepping outside to greet an official divided by rocks from a lady and official in a garden, the interior central medallion with a scholar relaxing beneath a pine; the other painted with ladies meeting a messenger in a garden divided by rocks from a general gesticulating at three men on a high terrace, the interior similarly decorated with a relaxing scholar.
16cm (6 3/8in) diam. (2).