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PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION

A famille-rose yellow-ground bowl

seal mark and period of Qianlong

Estimate
350,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 432,000 HKD
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1114

PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION

A famille-rose yellow-ground bowl

seal mark and period of Qianlong

Estimate
350,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 432,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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A famille-rose yellow-ground bowl

seal mark and period of Qianlong

well potted with deep rounded sides supported by a slightly tapered foot rising to an everted rim, the exterior vibrantly enamelled in varying shades of blue, pink, white, magenta, green and purple with large blooms of peony, chrysanthemum, lotus, hibiscus, lily and camellia with interlocking dense scrolling leafy stems, all reserved on a rich yellow-ground, the interior decorated in the centre with five iron-red bats forming the wufu, the base with the six-character seal-mark in underglaze-blue
18.4cm., 7 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30th October 2002, lot 255.

Catalogue Note

A slightly smaller bowl of this design in the Nanjing Museum was included in the exhibition Qing Imperial Porcelain of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong reigns, Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1995, cat. no. 101; another in the British Museum, London, is illustrated in Hugh Moss, By Imperial Command, Hong Kong, 1976, pl. 6.  Compare also a similar Qianlong bowl sold in these rooms, 27th April 2003, lot 190; and another also sold in these rooms, 10th April 2006, lot 1742. 

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong