Two copper-red-glazed bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

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Two copper-red-glazed bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $8,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Each has deep, rounded sides that flare towards the rim and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of deep crushed-strawberry-red color. Together with a copper-red-glazed bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period, with deep, rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, the exterior covered in a glaze of dark crushed-strawberry-red color. 7 7/8 in. (19.5 cm.) diam.; 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam.

ProvenanceMichael L. Vermeer, Atlanta, Georgia.

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 17 - 18 September 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza