• Lot 141

    BOL IMPERIAL EN PORCELAINE A DECOR EN EMAUX DE LA FAMILLE VERTE SUR FOND CORAIL

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE YUZHI A QUATRE CARACTERES ET EPOQUE KANGXI (1662-1722)

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    BOL IMPERIAL EN PORCELAINE A DECOR EN EMAUX DE LA FAMILLE VERTE SUR FOND CORAIL
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE YUZHI A QUATRE CARACTERES ET EPOQUE KANGXI (1662-1722)
    De forme tulipée, décoré à l'extérieur en émaux polychromes sur fond corail, de branchages feuillagés et diverses fleurs telles que la pivoine, le lotus et le lilas, marque à quatre caractères dans un double carré 'Kangxi yuzhi' en bleu sous couverte sur fond blanc à la base ; deux fêles
    Diamètre: 10,8 cm. (4¼ in.)


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    Such bowls, whose four-character yuzhi marks were inscribed in underglaze-blue by the Jingdezhen kilns who made the porcelain, were painted in the Imperial Workshops in the Forbidden City.
    An identical bowl is illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Shanghai 1998, p.140, fig.95-1 and 95-2. Another bowl from the Charles Russell and Paul Bernat Collections, now in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is illustrated by H. Moss, By Imperial Command, Hong Kong 1976, pl.74.
    Other examples of this pattern include a pair of bowls from the T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collection sold in our Hong Kong Rooms, 30 May 2006, lot 1258 ; and a single bowl sold in our Hong Kong Rooms, 1 November 2004, lot 888.
    For further references see also the footnote of lot 903, The Imperial Sale, sold in our Hong Kong Rooms, 26 April 2004.
    A similar bowl was sold in our Paris Rooms, 15 June 2005, lot 278.

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    Post Lot Text

    AN IMPERIAL FAMILLE VERTE CORAL-GROUND BOWL
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI FOUR-CHARACTER YUZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)