A WHITE-GLAZED BOWL
YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD
清雍正 白釉盌 《大清雍正年製》款
the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, covered overall evenly, save for the unglazed footring, with a transparent glaze, the base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue
Diameter 14.4 cm, 5⅝ in.
Examination of the bowl under UV light reveals a very thin glaze line (ca. 0.5 cm) to the exterior of the rim, some further glaze lines to the centre of the interior of the bowl and an additional 's'-shape one to the base. There is also a singe pin-point glaze firing imperfection to the interior of the bowl.
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