Lot 3118. A fine blue-glazed bowl, 180,000 — 250,000Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 350,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's
elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a gently flared rim, applied overall with an unctuous luminous blue glaze stopping neatly at the rim and foot, the white base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.
Collection of Mr and Mrs Herman E. Cooper, New York, 5th July 1990.
Note: A closely related bowl in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, was included in the Museum’s exhibition Qingdai danse you ciqi tezhan [Special exhibition of monochrome glazed porcelain of the Qing dynasty], Taipei, 1981, cat. no. 46.
Sotheby's. Marchant – Fifty Qing Imperial Porcelains, Hong Kong, 11 July 2020