15 September 2009
A DOUCAI OGEE-FORM BOWL
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The center decorated with a flower head encircled by eight linked ruyi heads below the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang), the exterior with stylized flowers and foliate scroll above a ruyi band at the foot
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.
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