A MOULDED CELADON-GLAZED BOWL
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1722-1735)
Well potted with deep rounded sides, crisply moulded and incised on the exterior with a continuous leafy scroll bearing peony blossoms, between archaistic cloud-scroll at the mouth rim a key-fret band around the foot, the interior incised with a central peony spray enclosed within a roundel and further peony scrolls around the cavetto below key-fret, all covered in a lustrous celadon glaze pooling to a darker colour in the incised decoration and thinning on the moulded extremities
10 7/16 in. (26.5 cm.) diam., box
Compare with a related bowl of the Qianlong period, moulded with this exact pattern, sold in these Rooms, 28 November 2006, lot 1587.
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art