Lot 72
  • 72

A RARE RUBY-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE 'FLORAL' BOWL QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD |

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

  • 19 cm, 7 1/2 ┬áin.
the delicately potted rounded sides resting on a short foot, finely decorated in bright enamels on the exterior with three flower blooms, all naturalistically detailed with veined leaves in shaded tones of green and reserved on a ruby-red ground of deep crushed-raspberry tone, the interior left white, the base inscribed in underglaze-blue with a jiuwan shanfang hall mark

Provenance

Collection of Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925) and thence by descent.

Condition

This rare and brightly enamelled bowl is in good condition with the exception of two minor bruises to the footring (12 and 15mm., wide), a burst bubble at the rim and minor glaze scratches.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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