A pair of green-enamelled on yellow ground 'playing boys' bowls Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Lot 527
A pair of yellow and green enamel 'boys' bowls Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period
Sold for HK$ 475,000 (US$ 61,255) inc. premium
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A pair of yellow and green enamel 'boys' bowls
Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period
Each well-potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, the exterior intricately incised with a scene of eight boys playing musical instruments and forming a procession on a terraced garden amidst gnarled pine trees, all set between a band of archaistic ruyi motif and overlapping lappets above the short tapering foot, highlighted in a green glaze reserved on an rich yellow ground.
15cm diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • For a Yongzheng reign-marked 'boys' bowl from the Qing court collection, preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Miscellaneous Enamelled Porcelains Plain Tricoloured Porcelains, Shanghai, 2009, p.121, no.100.

    清雍正 黃地綠彩嬰戲圖盌一對 青花雙圈「大清雍正年製」楷書款
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