The reason that he used apocryphal Qianlong marks, as opposed to his own signatures on his inside-painted bottles is that this was a standard ‘trade’ mark requested by Chinese Arts and Crafts Corporation. The aforementioned bottle was sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 28th May 2010, lot 52. See also another example from the collection of Ruth and Carl Barron, sold at Christie’s New York, 13th September 2017, lot 224.
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