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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 646

    A PAIR OF GE-TYPE PETAL-LOBED BOWLS

    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD

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    A PAIR OF GE-TYPE PETAL-LOBED BOWLS
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
    The sides of each subtly molded as six petals rising towards the conforming rim, covered inside and out with a blue-grey glaze suffused with dark grey ('iron wire') and gold ('golden thread') crackle, the bottom of the foot covered with a brown dressing
    4 5/8 (11.7 cm.) across (2)


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    A similar pair with Qianlong seal marks is illustrated in Selected Ceramics from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. J. M. Hu, Shanghai, 1989, p. 110, no. 73.

    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION