21 - 22 March 2013
A RARE GLAZED BOWL WITH CUT-OUT DECORATION
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The bowl is finely potted with deep, rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim. The sides are decorated with a delicate cut-out band of flower sprays and covered inside and out with a clear glaze of faint blue-green tint that fills in the cut-out design and ends in a neat line at the edge of the foot.
5 in. (13 cm.) diam., wood stand
Millicent Rogers (1902-1953), and thence by descent to the present owner.
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A bowl of closely related size and decoration, also with Qianlong mark, in the Palace Museum Collection, is illustrated in Selected Porcelains of the Flourishing Qing Dynasty at the Palace Museum, Beijing, 1994, p. 362, pl. 99.
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