Lot 27. A clair-de-lune glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 12cm., 4 ¾ in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBPLot sold 18,750 GBP. © Sotheby's

the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the exterior covered with a pale lavender-blue glaze, the interior and base white, the base with the six-character mark.

Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 27th November 1941, lot 561.
Collection of Stephen Junkunk III.
Christie’s New York, 21st September 1995, lot 248.
Marchant Ltd., London, 1996.

Exhibited: Exhibition of Imperial Porcelain of Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong, Marchant Ltd., London, 1996, cat. no. 12.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014