8 - 9 September 2004
PROPERTY FROM A LONG ISLAND COLLECTION
A FAMILLE ROSE SGRAFFIATO YELLOW-GROUND BOWL
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD,
the exterior finely painted with four landscape medallions painted in sepia and famille rose reserved on a sgraffiato yellow ground, the interior with a central flowerhead
5 15/16in. (15.1cm.) diam.
Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 24 November 1987, lot 177.
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