A pair of blue-glazed bowls Kangxi six-character marks and of the period
Lot 58
A pair of aubergine-glazed bowls Kangxi six-character marks and of the period
Sold for £51,650 (US$ 84,338) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pair of blue-glazed bowls Kangxi six-character marks and of the period A pair of blue-glazed bowls Kangxi six-character marks and of the period
A pair of aubergine-glazed bowls
Kangxi six-character marks and of the period
Each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a straight rim evenly covered with a vibrant aubergine glaze, the bases glazed white.
12.2cm (4¼in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Rev. Victor Farmer
    Christie's London, 8 June 2004, lot 459
    The Inder Rieden Collection

    Similar bowls can be found in important museum and private collections. See a similar pair of bowls from the collections of the Hon. M.W.Elphinstone and later E.G.Kostolany, H.M.Knight and the Hall Family, exhibited at the Royal Academy, International Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-6, London, 1935, Catalogue nos.2626 and 2632; for similar single bowls see J.Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collecton, vol.II, Geneva, 1999, Catalogue no.195 (A474); and R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol.4(II), Catalogue no.1806.

    Compare a similar pair of bowls from the Ronald W. Longsdorf Collection sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 June 2011, lot 3703.
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