London, South Kensington
16 May 2014
A FAMILLE ROSE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL
JIAQING IRON RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
The high flaring sides are decorated with two female Immortals on a boat on a continuous river with a crane flying above and a pavilion in the distance. One holds an attribute, while the other one is rowing. The interior is decorated with an iron red shou roundel encircled by five bats.
6½ in. (16.4 cm.) diam.
Acquired in France in 1974.
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