Previously sold in these Rooms, 26 September 1989, lot 748.
The ten bowls are inscribed as follows:
Lushan Pubu (Waterfall of Lushan)
Magu Xiantang (Paradise of Magu)
Baihua Chunxiao (Spring Dawn of a Hundred Flowers)
Xuting Yanliu (Misty Willow of the Xu Pavilion)
Shangqing Shengjing (Magnificent Landscape of Shangqing)
Xishan Diecui (The Deep Forest of the Spring Mountains)
Xunyang Jiupai (The Nine Sects of Xunyang)
Tengge Gaogfeng (Mountain Views of Tengge)
Yuling Jixue (The Snowbound Vistas of Yuling)
Nanpu Feiyun (The Cloudy Mists of Nanpu)
A series of 'Landscape' bowls commissioned in sets of ten were produced from the Jiaqing period onwards; these are listed by Geng Baochang in Mingqing Ciqi Jianding, Ming and Qing Porcelains on Inspection, p. 293, as the West Lake in Hangzhou, the Yangzi River, Mount Lu and the Dongting Lake, Hunan province.