22 - 23 March 2012
AN ANHUA-DECORATED RUBY-ENAMELED BOWL AND COVER
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
Thinly potted, the deep sides flaring slightly below the upright rim, the interior with anhua decoration of dragons, the exterior covered with a finely mottled enamel of ruby-pink tone, the domed cover similarly enameled and with circular handle that functions as a foot when the cover is inverted, with white interiors, the reign marks inside the handle of the cover, and on the foot
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam.
T.Z. Shiota, San Francisco, prior to 1990.
Private Michigan collection.
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