Lot 964. An unusual ruby-pink-enameled deep bowl, 18th century. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.
The bowl has deep, rounded sides that flare towards the gilt rim and is covered inside and out with an enamel of soft crushed-strawberry-red color. 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high.
Provenance: Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.
Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza