• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1385

    A BLUE AND WHITE DEEP BOWL

    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE DEEP BOWL
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    With steep sides rising to the slightly flared, rounded rim, painted around the exterior with four characters reading shan gao shui chang within linked ruyi head-form roundels, surrounded by lotus scroll and a band of the bajixiang, between a petal lappet border below and classic scroll beneath the rim, the interior painted with a single shou character encircled by the bajixiang and double line borders
    7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm.) diam.


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    The characters may be translated as, 'The mountain is high and the river is long'.

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