London, South Kensington
13 May 2016
A SET OF ELEVEN BLUE AND WHITE 'CRANE AND BAGUA' BOWLS
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
Each bowl is decorated in vibrant blue tones with an alternating design of cranes and the Eight Buddhist emblems, bagua, above a band of waves to the base. The interiors are decorated with a central flower head and wave roundel, a geometric band encircling the rim.
5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam.
Property from the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).
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Please note that there are 11 bowls and not 10 as stated in the printed catalogue.
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