A pair of blue and white 'Eight Trigrams' bowls
Guangxu six-character marks and of the period
Each bowl painted on the exterior with the Eight Trigrams in circles between cranes alternating with heavy cloud scrolls, all above a band of foaming waves, the interior with four crests of waves evenly placed around a wheel motif in the central medallion surrounded by a decorative diamond-pattern band at the rim. Each 13.5cm (5¼in) diam. (2).