Lot 3605
  • 3605

A FINE AND EXCEPTIONAL FAMILLE-ROSE 'PRUNUS AND LINGZHI' BOWL MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG

Estimate
12,000,000 - 15,000,000 HKD
Sold
28,975,000 HKD
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Description

delicately potted with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, the exterior superbly and meticulously enamelled with two gnarled prunus boughs, one painted in brown with a forked trunk and windswept to the left, its knots, burls and uneven surface finely accentuated with darker tones of brown, depicted issuing pink buds and blossoms, the latter revealing exquisitely dotted yellow stamens, the other smaller grey bough similarly rendered gnarled and extending to the right across the vessel, issuing creamy buds and blossoms, the lush scene further portrayed with two lingzhi blooms growing near the turquoise-flecked boughs, each layered bloom skilfully highlighted with varying and transmuting shades of purple, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle, wood stand
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