Lot 194: SGRAFIATTO PALE-CELADON BAJIXIANG FLORIFORM RIM PLATE
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Stoutly potted unto a shallow vessel with gently rounded sides terminating the flori-form lobed of eight upward petal-barbed rim, each petal enclosed the bajixiang Buddhist emblems. The central interior carved with large morning glory bloom, before double fine lines conforming the cavetto. All delicately decorated in sgraffiato, carved and molded to reveal the lower layer of glaze darker color before firing. Covered in pale-turquoise-green underglaze ground.
Mark on base, a seal mark, of six blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: From the estate of a retired overseas director of a large package delivery corporation, this collection has been accumulated from all points on the globe. While some of the collection is eccentric it is also well diversified and truly valuable. We consider it a privilege to offer part of this collection at auction. Funds from this auction will go to various local charities of their choice.
Dimensions: Dimension: 1/2" H x 6-1/2" Diam.
Date: Qing Dynasty