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.
Provenance: Swiss private collection. By repute purchased in Japan in the 1950s. Hence by descent.
Note: A very similar pair sold at Christie's HK, June 01 2016, lot 3334.
Two fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowls, Yongzheng 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