AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEACH' BOWL MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG | 清雍正 粉彩過枝福壽雙全盌 《大清雍正年製》款
PROPERTY FROM THE ALAN CHUANG COLLECTION 莊紹綏珍藏
Property from the Alan Chuang Collection
AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEACH' BOWL
MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG
superbly enamelled in vivid tones of rose-pink, shades of green, yellow, iron-red, brown and black with two varieties of flowering and fruiting peach branches issuing from the foot and extending across the exterior and over the rim onto the interior, one branch with a brownish-black bark and bearing white double blossoms, the other with a brown bark and bearing five-petalled rose-pink blossoms, both with large ripe fruit delicately coloured in shaded tones of yellowish-green to subtle raspberry-pink, depicted in iron red with two bats on the exterior and three on the interior forming the wufu, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle
14.3 cm, 5 ⅝ in.
The bowl is in extremely good condition with the enamels well preserved.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
Collection of Edward T. Chow (1910-80).
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25th November 1980, lot 169.
Cécile and Michel Beurdeley, La Céramique Chinoise, Fribourg, 1974, col. pls 86-87.
Julian Thompson, The Alan Chuang Collection of Chinese Porcelain, Hong Kong, 2009, pl. 96.
Cécile 及 Michel Beurdeley，《La céramique chinoise》，弗萊堡，1974年，彩圖86-87