16 September 2016
A PAINTED ENAMEL YELLOW-GROUND BOWL
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN BLUE ENAMEL AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The bowl is decorated on the exterior with four circular roundels enclosing the characters wanshou wujiang (boundless longevity), together with the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) and stylised lotus blossoms on leafy tendrils, all reserved on a yellow ground. The center of the interior is decorated with the Eight Buddhist Emblems encircling a shou character on a white ground.
7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam.
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