26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 146,500
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
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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Christie's, London, 8 June 1987, lot 305.
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