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    Sale 2623

    Dowager Empress Cixi: Elegance of the Late Qing

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2215

    A RARE PAIR OF TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS

    Price Realised  

    A RARE PAIR OF TURQUOISE-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS
    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)

    Each with rounded sides rising to slightly flared rims, decorated in the famille rose palette with narcissus, nandina, bamboo and lingzhi growing from ornamental rockwork, further embellished with a narrow gilt band on the mouth rim, repeated above the ring foot, inscribed in iron-red below the mouth rim with the characters, Dayazhai, beside the Tian Di Yi Jia Chun sealmark, all reserved on a turquoise-ground, the interior and base with a transparent glaze, the base with an iron-red Yong Qing Chang Chun mark
    5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm.) diam., box (2)


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    Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, Property of the Estate of Dr. Ip Yee, 22 November 1984, lot 738.

    Provenance

    Dr. Ip Yee, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22 November 1984, lot 738


    Literature

    Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelains, The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, 1977, fig. 127


    Exhibited

    The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong: Ch'ing Polychrome Exhibition, February 1977