Two fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowls, Yongzheng six character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

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Lot 379. Two fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowls, Yongzheng six character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735), diameter 12 and 12.2. cm. Estimate CHF 50 000 / 80 000 (€ 46 300 / 74 070). Sold for CHF 60 000 © Koller

Copper red decoration under a transparent glaze with a bluish tinge. The three fruits of peach, pomegranate and kaki symbolize the three-fold fullness (sanduo). At the base, Yongzheng underglaze blue six-characters mark in double ring.

ProvenanceSwiss private collection. By repute purchased in Japan in the 1950s. Hence by descent.

NoteA very similar pair sold at Christie's HK, June 01 2016, lot 3334.

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Two fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowlsYongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Sold for HK$1,000,000 ($129,297) at Christie's Hong Kong, June 01 2016, lot 3334. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016

(Cf. my post Two fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowls, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 07 December 2016