• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1927

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE BOWL

    Price Realised  

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE BOWL
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Delicately enamelled on the exterior with a butterfly in flight above flowering and fruiting vines entwined and growing on bamboo branches, the pattern extending over the everted mouth rim into the interior, further detailed with a butterfly in flight
    4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) diam., box


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    A similar example is illustrated in the Sun Yingzhou de Taoci Shijie, Beijing, 2003, pl.156.

    Provenance

    Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 May 2007, lot 1519


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN