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5359 | Qianlong period， Qing dynasty A RARE PAIR OF BLUE-GROUND WITH GILD ‘MELON’ BOWLS
Signed and dated: Qianlong period， Qing dynasty
Estimate: No Reserve
Final Price: RMB 400,000
Jingweitangzhi Four-Character Mark
· The Si Yue Tang Collection
The pair of bowls are potted with rounded sides， supported by a short straight foot rising to an everted rim， the exterior finely painted with two butterflies amidst melons and flowers on leafy scrolling vines in gilt， all reserved on a glossy blue ground， above a border of petal lappets and a classic scroll encircling the lower body， the rim decorated with a thick gold border， the base inscribed with a four-character seal mark reading ‘ Jingweitangzhi （consigned by Jingwei Hall）‘ in underglaze blue within double lines square.