AN IMITATION OF CINNABAR LACQUER BOWL

5339 AN IMITATION OF CINNABAR LACQUER BOWL

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Size:D15cm

Signed and dated:Qianlong period, Qing dynasty

Estimate: No Reserve

Hammer Price: RMB 170,000



PROVENANCE
· The Si Yue Tang Collection
REFERENCE
· The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p.273
The porcelain bowl simulating the cinnabar lacquer, with curved sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, the exterior carved with four ‘shou’ character roundels against a diaper ground above a lappet band, the rim and foot encircled with key-fret bands, covered overall in a vermillion-red glaze, the interior painted overall in different shades of reddish-brown enamel in imitation of a wood body under the surface of lacquer, and rim in gilt.