A rare lavender-glazed bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 天藍釉敞口盌 《大清雍正年製》款
A rare lavender-glazed bowl
Mark and period of Yongzheng
清雍正 天藍釉敞口盌 《大清雍正年製》款
wood stand and Japanese wood box
The bowl is in very good overall condition. There are minor firing imperfections including an approx. 1 cm firing line and an insignificant firing nibble to the footring.
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Collection of H.R.N. Norton, until 1962.
Sotheby's London, 5th November 1963, lot 197.
John Sparks Ltd, London.
Bluett & Son Ltd, 16th December 1986.
Marchant, London, 16th June 1987.
A Greek private collection.
Sotheby's London, 7th November 2012, lot 273.
H.R.N. Norton 收藏，至1962年
John Sparks Ltd，倫敦
Bluett & Son Ltd，1986年12月16日
Imperial Chinese Porcelain, Ceramics and Works of Art, Marchant, London, 2013, cat. no. 26.
《Imperial Chinese Porcelain, Ceramics and Works of Art》，馬錢特，倫敦，2013年，編號26
A pair of Yongzheng mark and period bowls covered overall in a clair-de-lune glaze was included in the exhibition Chinese Porcelain in the S.C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1987, cat. no. 148; and another pair, from the Sir Joseph E. Hotung Family trust, was exhibited in Recent Acquisitions, S. Marchant & Son, London, 2002, cat. no. 17. See also a pair included in the exhibition Qing Porcelain and Works of Art, Osaka City Museum, Osaka, 1994, cat. no. 111. See also a similar pair of bowls from the Zhuyuetang collection, included in the exhibition A Millennium of Monochromes, from the Great Tang to the High Qing, Fondation Baur, Geneva, 2018, cat. nos 87a-b.
For an example sold at auction, see the bowl formerly from the collection of Stephen Junkunc III (1905-1978), and later also exhibited in Imperial Chinese Porcelain, Ceramics and Works of Art, Marchant, London, 2013, cat. no. 26, sold in these rooms, 11th July 2020, lot 3106.