15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A FAMILLE ROSE PINK-ENAMELED BOWL
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising from a straight foot, and is enameled in the interior with a single peony spray. The exterior is covered in mottled pink enamel.
3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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A similar pair of famille rose bowls of slightly larger size (4 1/8 in.) was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 May 2013, lot 2108.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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