A copper-red-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $7,000 – $9,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015
The bowl with rounded sides that flare towards the rim is raised on a conical foot and is covered inside and out with a glaze of dark crushed-strawberry-red color below the white rim. The mark is in a line inside the foot - 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.
Provenance: Sotheby's Amsterdam, 28 November 2000, lot 364.
Michael L. Vermeer, Atlanta, Georgia.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 17 - 18 September 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza