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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'BUDDHIST EMBLEMS' BOWL

    UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)

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    A BLUE AND WHITE 'BUDDHIST EMBLEMS' BOWL
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
    With deep rounded sides, painted around the exterior with four roundels at the cardinal points each enclosing a character of the greeting wan shou wu jiang, 'boundless longevity', amid lotus scrolls and the bajixiang, the interior with a central shou roundel encircled by the eight emblems
    7¼ in. (18.9 cm.) diam.


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