• Lot 280

    RARE BOL EN PORCELAINE A DECOR SANCAI JAUNE, VERT ET AUBERGINE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE A SIX CARACTERES ET EPOQUE KANGXI (1662-1722)

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    RARE BOL EN PORCELAINE A DECOR SANCAI JAUNE, VERT ET AUBERGINE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE A SIX CARACTERES ET EPOQUE KANGXI (1662-1722)
    Reposant sur un petit pied, de forme légèrement évasée, l'extérieur orné de deux branchages de pivoines en émaux sancai, masquant en partie un décor anhua de dragons pourchassant la perle sacrée, cette dernière incisée sous des papillons ; très petit fêle
    Diamètre: 15,3 cm. (6 in.)


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    This unusual double decoration seems to only be found on bowls of this design and corresponding dishes enameled with pomegranates. Several examples of the former with nearly identical decoration, although some with variation in the color scheme of the flowers, have been published. See one illustrated in Treasures in the Royalty : The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai 2003, p. 67; one in Kangxi Porcelain Wares From the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong 1998, p. 221, no. 143; one in the collection of the Beijing Palace Museum, Qingdai Yuyao Ciqi, vol. I, part I, Beijing 2005, pp. 142-3, no 37; and another from the Tianminlou Collection, Chinese Porcelain : The S.C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, Hong Kong 1987, parts I & II, no. 81.

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    Provenance

    From a French private collection
    Formerly bought from M. Duchange-Garmigny, Art Ancien de la Chine, Paris, July 1969


    Post Lot Text

    A RARE SANCAI-DECORATED BOWL
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)