Porcelain, decorated in enamels with a green-eyed cat stalking rats feeding from a bowl, the reverse moulded with a bronze vessel above a seal, the base with the four-character mark wu shu nao mao (‘five rats worrying a cat’) in iron red enamel. Jingdezhen, 1850-1900 Height: 7.2cm

$2,400

Provenance: Robert Hall