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5359 | Qianlong period, Qing dynasty A RARE PAIR OF BLUE-GROUND WITH GILD ‘MELON’ BOWLS

A RARE PAIR OF BLUE-GROUND WITH GILD ‘MELON’ BOWLS

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Size: D17.3cm

Signed and dated: Qianlong period, Qing dynasty

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 400,000


Jingweitangzhi Four-Character Mark
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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.