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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 470

    A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'EIGHT IMMORTALS' BOWL

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

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    A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'EIGHT IMMORTALS' BOWL
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The exterior decorated with the Eight Daoist Immortals shown with their attributes standing amidst vapor atop a wave border, with the Three Star Gods, Shoulao, Fuxing and Luxing, in a landscape within a circular medallion in the center of the interior
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam., box


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    A similar Qianlong-marked blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl is illustrated in In Pursuit of Antiquities: Thirty-fifth Anniversary Exhibition of the Min Chiu Society, Hong Kong, 1995, p. 192, no. 144.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN