27 April 1997
AN IMPERIAL WHITE JADE BOWL
INCISED JIAQING FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
With rounded sides rising gently to the slightly flared rim, the semi-transparent stone well polished and with opaque white and pale russet mottling
7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.
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Compare with a smaller white jade bowl of this form with a four-character Jiaqing Yu shang mark included in the National Museum of History, Taibei, exhibition, The Jade Carving Art in The Ch'ing Dynasty, Catalogue, p. 159.
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