6 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 5,625
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A BLUE AND WHITE 'BUDDHIST EMBLEMS' BOWL
UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
With deep rounded sides, painted around the exterior with four roundels at the cardinal points each enclosing a character of the greeting wan shou wu jiang, 'boundless longevity', amid lotus scrolls and the bajixiang, the interior with a central shou roundel encircled by the eight emblems
7¼ in. (18.9 cm.) diam.
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