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A BLUE AND WHITE STEMBOWL
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A BLUE AND WHITE STEMBOWL

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A BLUE AND WHITE STEMBOWL QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) Painted in a blue of deep tone with eight lanca characters on the rounded sides, below a band of stylised lotus roundels within double lines at the rim and above flame lappets ascending from the tall, spreading foot, similarly painted with stylised lotus, the reign mark written in a line inside the foot 6 1/4in. (15.6 cm) diam.

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Stembowls of this pattern with Qianlong marks are known, such as the example in the Musée Guimet, illustrated by M. Beurdeley and G. Raindre, Qing Porcelain, London, 1987, p. 128. no. 171.

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