Lot 31. A rare copper-red glazed stem bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 12,562 (€ 14,053). Photo: Bonhams.
Finely potted with a flared rim to the wide, curving well and raised on a tall conical foot, covered with a glaze of crushed-raspberry tone to the interior and exterior, the rim and interior of the foot left white, the interior of the foot with a single line of seal script.
Provenance: a European private collection, and thence by descent.
Note: Compare with a similar copper-red stem bowl, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period, which was sold at Christie's London, 17 May 2013, lot 1333.
A copper-red-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 71,475 at Christie's London, 17 May 2013, lot 1333. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013