7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A coral-glazed and gilt decorated bowl, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795)
with gently rounded sides and flaring rim, embellished in gilt with scrolling hibiscus roundels above a tall straight foot, the interior white glazed, underglaze blue sealmark to base -- 8in. (20.3cm.) diam.
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