28 October 2002,
Price realised HKD 65,725
HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL BOWL
JIAQING INCISED SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
The shallow rounded sides are decorated to the exterior with a band of gilt-wire Shou characters in seal script, each differently stylised, between wan diaper bands around the rim and above the foot, against a deep lapis-blue ground, the interior, base and foot richly gilded
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam.
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An identical Jiaqing-marked bowl is illustrated by H. Brinker and A. Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, New York, 1989, pl. 347.
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