• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1372

    A RARE YELLOW-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE BOWL

    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE YELLOW-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE BOWL
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Of hexafoil shape, painted around the exterior with six lingzhi sprigs flanked by bamboo leaves, between a herringbone pattern at the rim and lotus lappets at the base, the interior with a single stem of lingzhi within double circles and beneath a single line border at the rim, all reserved on a bright lemon-yellow ground
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) diam., ivory stand, box


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 8 June 1987, lot 305.