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A RARE LARGE CARVED CELADON BOWL
A RARE LARGE CARVED CELADON BOWL
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A RARE LARGE CARVED CELADON BOWL

YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

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A RARE LARGE CARVED CELADON BOWL YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) Well potted with deep rounded sides and flared mouth rim, the exterior finely carved with three large sprays of blossoming lotus, peony and mallow above smaller sprays of chrysanthemum, begonia and dianthus and below detached branches of peach, pomegranate and persimmon, the sanduo, all interspersed with small clusters of swirling clouds, covered overall with an even glaze of attractive pale bluish-green tone, the foot rim with brown dressing 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm.) diam., box
Provenance
Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 24 May 1978, lot 234
The British Rail Pension Fund, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 16 May 1989, lot 57
Exhibited
The Dallas Museum of Art, 1985-1988

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A similar celadon-glazed bowl of this large size with Yongzheng mark is illustrated by R. Krahl, The Anthony de Rothschild Collection of Chinese Ceramics, Eranda Foundation, 1996, vol. 2, pp. 258-259, no. 144; another was sold at Christie's New York, 18 September 2003, lot 350.

See also the bowl of similar size and pattern with Yongzheng mark but covered with a pale underglaze blue leaving the carved decoration in white, the whole then having been covered with a pale celadon glaze, included in the exhibition of Chingtechen Porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties from the Collection of The T.Y. Chao Family Foundation, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1978, p. 57, no. 59.

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