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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 481

    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)

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION