Lot 3571. A Ge-Type Foliate Bowl, Seal Mark And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795). D 12cmSold for HKD 444,000/USD 56,923 (Estimate HKD 180,000 - 250,000/USD 23,077 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited

The small bowl is potted with gently curved sides divided into six facets, rising from a short tapered foot to a foliate rim. It is applied overall with a greyish-blue glaze thinning brown at the rim, suffused with a network of attractive black and faint russet crackle. The glaze stops neatly above the footring revealing the brown body. The recessed base is inscribed with a four-character seal mark.

Provenance: The Meiyitang Collection.

Literature: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 2, London, 1994-2010, p.220, no.879.

Poly Auction. A Romance Among Blooming Roses: The Meiyintang Collection of Three Dynasties Imperial Ceramics,  Hong Kong, 2 December 2021