3601
3601

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A FINE CORAL-GROUND REVERSE-DECORATED 'BAMBOO' BOWL
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
Estimation
600 000800 000
Lot. Vendu 1,062,500 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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3601

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A FINE CORAL-GROUND REVERSE-DECORATED 'BAMBOO' BOWL
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
Estimation
600 000800 000
Lot. Vendu 1,062,500 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A FINE CORAL-GROUND REVERSE-DECORATED 'BAMBOO' BOWL
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
well potted with deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, finely painted reverse against a rich coral-red ground with leafy bamboo branches, the interior left plain, inscribed to the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue
11.6 cm, 4 5/8  in.
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Provenance

S. Marchant & Son, London.

Description

A closely related example, sold in these rooms, 19th May 1982, lot 321, and now in the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, was included in the Museum’s exhibition The Wonders of the Potter’s Palette, Hong Kong, 1984, cat. no. 77; another from the Paul and Helen Bernat collection was sold in these rooms, 15th November 1988, lot 30; and a pair was sold in our London rooms, 16th May 2012, lot 289.

A Jiaqing bowl of this type was included in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition Iron in the Fire, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1988, cat. no. 99, where it is noted that ‘the iron-red enamel is extremely sensitive to thickness and such an even effect is a considerable technical achievement’.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong