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A YELLOW-GROUND 'FORI CHANGMING' BOWL QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD
Estimate
40,00060,000
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159
A YELLOW-GROUND 'FORI CHANGMING' BOWL QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD
Estimate
40,00060,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A YELLOW-GROUND 'FORI CHANGMING' BOWL QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD
the deep, rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently everted rim, the exterior sumptuously enameled with four pink medallions finely painted with iron-red trellis pattern and enclosing the characters fo ri chang ming ('the light of Buddha shines eternally') in bright cobalt, all framed by meandering lush green foliate stems laden with pink and blue lotus blossoms against the lemon-yellow ground, the base with a four-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square
Diameter 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm
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Bowls of this pattern include one sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 27th April 2003, lot 190; one sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 3rd November 1998, lot 967; one from the British Rail Pension Fund, sold in our London rooms, 13th November 1972, lot 180, and sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 16th May 1989, lot 86; one first sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 20th May 1987, lot 550, and later at Christie's Hong Kong, 28th November 2012, lot 2202; and a fifth, sold in these rooms, 21st March 2018, lot 699.

Provenance

Japanese Private Collection (by repute).

Important Chinese Art

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New York