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    Sale 5371

    Christie's Interiors

    25 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 442

    A CHINESE POLYCHROME ENAMELLED BOWL

    QIANLONG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE POLYCHROME ENAMELLED BOWL
    QIANLONG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Painted with alternating dragon and pheonix amongst flowering blossoms, the rim with the eight precious objects between ruyi-head motifs, an iron-red dragon to the central well, Qianlong underglaze blue seal to base; a pair of wucai rectangular dishes, 17th Century, painted with birds seated within branches; and an underglaze blue and red cup holder
    Qianlong bowl, 55 7/8in. (15cm.) diam. (4)


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