22 - 23 March 2012
A COPPER-RED-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL AND COVER
QINGYITANG ZHI HALL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE SQUARE, QIANLONG/JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)
The bowl with deep rounded sides flaring slightly at the rim, the exterior decorated in underglaze blue with the Eight Daoist Immortals and on the interior with a medallion of Shoulao and a deer, all reserved on a ground of copper-red, roiling waves, the slightly domed cover decorated en suite, the hall mark on the cover inside the circular handle, bowl and cover with metal-mounted rims
Bowl 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) diam., cover 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) diam.
Private Midwestern collection, acquired in the 1970s.
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