Asian Art I - 20 May 2015

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*A FINE AND RARE CHINESE DOUCAI SMALL LINGZHI BOWL

清雍正 鬥彩靈芝紋盃

£100,000 - £150,000 £340,000

*A FINE AND RARE CHINESE DOUCAI SMALL LINGZHI BOWL

SIX CHARACTER YONGZHENG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 1723-35

The gently flaring body delicately decorated with four pairs of ruyi-heads, separated by florets extending to leafy tendrils, all contained within concentric bands, the interior glazed white, 10.4cm.

Provenance: purchased in Hong Kong in the 1950s or '60s, by repute.

Cf. For examples of wine cups of this design see R E Scott, For the Imperial Court, Qing Porcelain from the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, p.110, no.40, Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 8th October 2013, lot 3094 for a similar pair of wine cups, and Christie's, Hong Kong, Wednesday 1st June 2011, lot 3523. See also the Catalogue of the Special Exhibition of Ch'eng-hua Porcelain Ware, National Palace Museum, pp.153-155 for the Chenghua prototypes of this design.

清雍正 鬥彩靈芝紋盃 來源:1950或60年代購於香港

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