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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    A LARGE CELADON BOWL, UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A LARGE CELADON BOWL, UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    the interior incised with a central peony spray below a band of peony meander in the well and a key-fret border at the rim, the exterior relief-decorated with similar meander below a narrow foliate scroll border, covered in a slightly blue-green glaze -- 6.3in. (16.2cm.) diam., wood stand.


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    Compare similar bowls sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 November 2006, lot 1587, and 29 May 2007, lot 1526; and at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008, lot 641.

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    Provenance

    Purchased from John Sparks Ltd., London, on 16 July 1954 for £58.00.