Lot 648. A brown-glazed shallow bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 6 5/8  in., 17.1 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the gently flaring sides resting on a short straight foot and rising to a slightly everted rim, with two molded filets encirling the exterior, covered overall in a lustrous silvery-russet glaze, the recessed base glazed white and inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.

Provenance: Christie's New York, 29th March 2006, lot 459.

Literature: Karen Thomson, ed., The Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg Collection, Montreal, 2015, pl. 154.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, 11 september 2019