A fine yellow-glazed carved bowl Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Lot 237
A fine yellow-glazed carved bowl Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £37,250 (US$ 60,828) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine yellow-glazed carved bowl Kangxi six-character mark and of the period A fine yellow-glazed carved bowl Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
A fine yellow-glazed carved bowl
Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Very thinly potted and all under a very lustrous translucent pale yellow glaze except within the foot fired white, the centre of the interior delicately incised with a five-petal flower head, the design repeated four times on the exterior symmetrically spaced and divided by cloud coils, all above a band of stiff leaves above the spreading foot, fitted box.
11.8cm (4¾in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清康熙 黃釉暗刻花卉紋碗 青花「大清康熙年製」楷書款

    Provenance: S.X.Constantinidis Collection
    Purchased by Bluett's at Sotheby's London, 8 July 1947, part of lot 50 for £25 (Bluett's Stock number 4568)
    Sold to the H.M.Knight account at Bluett's on 12 May 1949 for £32.10s.0d

    A similar bowl but with a Qianlong seal mark is illustrated in The Tsui Museum of Art: Chinese Ceramics IV, Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong, 1995, no.41. Compare another bowl, but less finely incised, sold at Sotheby's New York, 20 March 2012, lot 111.

    Bonhams thanks D.Jellinek for providing this and other provenance information from the Bluett's archive.
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