21 September 2000
A Pair of Small Copper-Red-Glazed Bowls
Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period
The exterior covered in an even glaze of crushed strawberry tone thinning to white at the rim, the interior glazed white; together with a copper-red-decorated flaring bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, decorated in imitation of a Ming design with the sanduo, peach, pomegranate and persimmon, reserved on a very pale blue-toned white ground
3¾ and 47/8in. (9.6 and 12.2cm.) diam. (3)
Pair of copper-red bowls: Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 25 November 1987, lot 134.
Copper-red-decorated bowl: Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 25 November 1987, lot 212.
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A pair of similar copper-red-decorated bowls of the same size was included in the exhibition, Splendour of the Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1992, no. 138.
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