Lot 1807. A rare clair-de-lune-glazed stembowl and a cover, dou, Qianlong moulded sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 247,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.
The deep bowl supported on a cylindrical stem and splayed foot, moulded in imitation of archaic bronze with taotie masks with geometric patterns and lappets, the domed cover surmounted by an openwork rope-twist finial, all under an even sky-blue glaze, box.
Note: Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 8 October 1990, lot 601.
Christie's Hong Kong. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 27 May 2008