2020_CKS_18177_0030_000(two_famille_verte_and_powder-blue_decorated_bowls_kangxi_period)

TWO POWDER-BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE BOWLS

TWO POWDER-BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE BOWLS

TWO POWDER-BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE BOWLS

Lot 30. Two powder-blue-ground famille verte bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 778 in. (20 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000© Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The first bowl is decorated to the exterior with shaped cartouches depicting flowers and precious antiques. The interior is decorated with a central flower basket, all framed by a powder-blue ground with gilt decoration. The second bowl is decorated to the exterior with flowers in gilt on a powder-blue ground. The interior rim is decorated with a band of auscpicious emblems

Provenance: The first bowl:
With Hyam & Co, London (according to label)
Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century.

Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020