A rare and large blue and white tripod bowl Qianlong
Lot 122
A rare and large blue and white tripod bowl Qianlong
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 43,089) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare and large blue and white tripod bowl
Qianlong
Finely painted around the compressed globular body with a register of a continuous foliate lotus scroll above white-crested crashing waves, below the ribbed shoulders with floral sprays and a classic scroll rising to the neck with a band of ruyi-head below the lipped rim, all raised on three bulbous feet painted with a lotus blossom encircled by a foliate scroll above the moulded lingzhi fungus terminals painted with a chrysanthemum blossom.
42.4cm (16 ¾in) wide

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection. According to family tradition the present lot was brought back from Beijing following the Boxer Rebellion.
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