30 March 2005
A LARGE CELADON-GLAZED MOLDED AND INCISED 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.
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A celadon-glazed Qianlong-marked bowl of this pattern and size was sold in these rooms, 21 September 2004, lot 313.
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