21 September 2004
A FINE LARGE MOLDED AND INCISED CELADON-GLAZED BOWL
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
With deep rounded sides rising from a high foot, the exterior finely molded with a continuous peony meander between a band of archaistic scrolling clouds around the rim and key fret around the base, the interior incised with a central peony spray surrounded by peony meander below a band of key fret at the rim, all under a lustrous pale blue-green glaze thinning to white around the rim
10½ in. (26.6 cm.) diam., box
Christie's, Hong Kong, 31 October 1994, lot 631.
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Several related Yongzheng and Qianlong examples of these bowls have been sold at auction, including two similar Qianlong-marked bowls sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 29 and 30 April 2001, lot 696; and 31 October 1994, lot 631.
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