19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 37,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 5,000
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.
Stephen Junkunc, III.
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION