A FINE FAMILLE-ROSE 'FLOWER BALL' BOWL QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD |
20,000 - 30,000 USD
bidding is closed
- Diameter 6 in., 15.1 cm
the deep rounded sides delicately painted with multi-colored 'flower-balls' arranged asymmetrically and scattered throughout, some freely floating, others overlapping in small clusters, all carefully painted in soft pastel enamels of purplish blue, pink, apple-green, green, turquoise and light yellow, the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue
Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 236.