1040
1040
A pair of celadon-ground famille-verte 'chinese lantern' bowls
marks and period of Kangxi
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 456,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1040
A pair of celadon-ground famille-verte 'chinese lantern' bowls
marks and period of Kangxi
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 456,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong

A pair of celadon-ground famille-verte 'chinese lantern' bowls
marks and period of Kangxi
each of deep rounded form flaring slightly at the rim, supported on a raised footring, painted around the sides with a flowering and fruiting Chinese Lantern sprig in green and iron-red enamels outlined in black, all on a pale celadon ground, the interior painted in underglaze-blue with a five-petal floret enclosed within a double circle, the base inscribed with a three-column mark
Quantity: 2
11.8cm., 4 5/8 in.
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Provenance

Collection of M. Meyer

Sotheby's London, 10th July 1951, lot 116.

Catalogue Note

A Kangxi cup of this design with a cover is illustrated in Kangxi. Yongzheng. Qianlong. Qing Porcelain from the Palace Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1989, pl. 57. Compare also a similar pair of Kangxi bowls, from the H.M. Knight collection, included in the exhibition Oosterse Schatten, 4000 Jaar Aziatische Kunst, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1954, cat.no. 326 and sold in these rooms, 16th November 1983, lot 575; and a single bowl from the Percival David collection, sold at Christie's London, 16th May 1998, lot 156.

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong