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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 406

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The bowl is decorated to the exterior with the Eight Immortals at leisure beneath trees, observed by Shoulao from above. The interior is decorated with a central roundel enclosing a figure beside pine in a mountainous landscape. There is a mark to the base reading yingde xuan bo gu zhi.
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.)


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    The mark to the base can be translated as 'Treasured Antique' made by the Pavilion of Deserving Virtue.