17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 18,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN ENAMEL-DECORATED GREEN AND YELLOW-GLAZED BOWL
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
With deep rounded conical sides rising from a small ring foot, the exterior enameled with bats suspending ribbon-tied double gourds as they flit amidst trailing green clouds, between a band of petal lappets below and a narrow turquoise border and ruyi band above, all reserved on a lemon-yellow ground that also covers the interior
6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam., box
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A very similar bowl, also with Yongzheng mark, is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 39 - Porcelains with Cloisonne Enamel Decoration and Famille Rose Decoration, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 95, no. 83.
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