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A FINE LARGE CARVED CELADON-GLAZED BOWL
A FINE LARGE CARVED CELADON-GLAZED BOWL

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A FINE LARGE CARVED CELADON-GLAZED BOWL YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) The deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, finely carved in relief with six double-headed ruyi lappets interspersed with smaller bifurcated lappets and a border of lotus-petal lappets around the splayed foot, covered over all in a glaze of pale sea-green tone 9 3/8 in. (23.6 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box

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Bowls of this pattern are extremely rare. One was included in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Memorial Exhibition, The Charles Hoyt Collection, Boston, 1952, cat. no. 440; the other from the Hall Family Collection, no. 392, was illustrated in Sotheby's Hong Kong Twenty Years, 1993, no. 314.

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