A blue and white iron-red 'sea creatures' bowl Qianlong seal mark and of the period

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Lot 28
A blue and white iron-red 'sea creatures' bowl
Qianlong seal mark and of the period

HK$ 200,000 - 300,000
US$ 26,000 - 38,000
A blue and white iron-red 'sea creatures' bowl
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
The body of deep-rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the exterior with a continuous scene of mythical sea creatures riding above turbulent waves, framed within two key-fret scrolls at the rim and foot, the interior painted with a winged dragon within double circles.
21.6cm (8 1/2in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 青花礬紅海獸紋碗 青花「大清乾隆年製」篆書款

    Provenance 來源:
    A noble Dutch family collection

    荷蘭貴族家族收藏

    Compare a pair of slightly smaller identical bowls, Qianlong seal mark and period, illustrated in Illustrated Catalogue of Tokyo National Museum Chinese Ceramics II, Tokyo, 1990, p.151, no.592. See also another very similar bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period, illustrated in Qing Imperial Porcelain of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Reigns, Hong Kong, 1995, no.82.

    This type of bowls continued to be made following the Qianlong period; see a similar example, Daoguang seal mark and period, from the Nanjing Museum, illustrated in Treasures in the Royalty. The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p.391.

    A similar blue and white iron-red bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 April 2007, lot 860.

    同為乾隆一朝類似之器,見東京國立博物院藏一例,著錄於《Illustrated Catalogue of Tokyo National Museum Chinese Ceramics II》,東京,1990年,頁151,圖592;另見《Qing Imperial Porcelain of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Reigns》,香港,1995年,圖82。

    此類器物後朝亦有仿燒,見南京博物院藏道光一例,見《宮廷珍藏中國清代官窯瓷器》,上海,2003年,頁391。香港蘇富比曾售出乾隆一例,2007年4月8日,編號860。
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A blue and white iron-red 'sea creatures' bowl Qianlong seal mark and of the period
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