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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2554

    A FINE GREEN AND YELLOW ENAMELLED 'BOYS' BOWL

    Price Realised  

    A FINE GREEN AND YELLOW ENAMELLED 'BOYS' BOWL
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Delicately incised around the exterior with boys playing musical instruments forming a procession on a terraced garden between a band of petal lappets below a foliate band above, all under a green enamel reserved against a lemon-yellow ground
    6 in. (15.2 cm) diam.


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    Yongzheng bowls with this type of decoration are seen with two different bands around the rim: some have stylised flower heads and quatrefoil panels, while others have extended formal clouds as seen on the current example. Cf. a similar bowl sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 30 May 2005, lot 1505.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF ANOTHER GENTLEMAN