An exceptional pair of doucai 'wufu' bowls
Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period
Each delicately-potted, rising from a recessed foot with steep rounded sides, the exterior enamelled with five stylised 'shou' characters interspersed between 'wufu' and suspended pendants, all within interlocking C-scroll vine borders around the rim, brilliantly enamelled in bright colours of red, blue, yellow, green and aubergine, the base inscribed in underglaze-blue with a six-character mark within a double circle. 13.9cm diam. (2).
- Please note additional provenance:
Chinese Enamelled Porcelain of the Ch'ing Dynasty, The Antique Collector, December 1964, fig.8.