9 November 2004
A BLUE AND WHITE 'MEDALLION' BOWL
UNDERGLAZE-BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
With rounded sides and convex centre to the interior, painted on the exterior with four circular medallions of dense peony sprays, the white ground stopping above the barely discernable foot, the centre of the interior with a stylised medallion of cruciform flowers, foliage and scrolls
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.
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