London, South Kensington
12 May 2015
A IRON RED-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND BOWL
TONGZHI FOUR CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
The bowl is decorated with numerous iron-red bats highlighted with gilt, all reserved on a bright yellow ground.
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam.
Property from the Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. collection.
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Kerry Nguyen-Long, 'Ceramics from the Chinese Antique Collection of the GBR Museum', Arts of Asia, January-February 1998, p. 88, no. 20.
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