10 May 2016
TWO DOUCAI 'FLORAL' BOWLS
JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
One bowl is enamelled on the exterior with six stylised lotus blooms amongst scrolling foliage above a band of lappets. The second bowl is decorated with six colourful flowers surrounded by fan-shaped leaves and curled tendrils above a border of ruyi lappets above the foot.
5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diam.
From the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).
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