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A peach-bloom-glazed bowl, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark

In Appreciation of China:Monochromes

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Decorated with a beautiful peach-bloom glaze, the lustrous colour at the shallow foot changing to an excellent almost translucent tone near the slightly everted rim, with the interior of the bowl white glazed, with an underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character mark set in a double ring on the underside of the foot.PROVENANCE: Former Collection of Professor E.T.Hall (1924-2001), Christie's London 7 June 2004, lot 91. Collection of Inder Rieden, Bonhams London 10 November 2011, lot 60The use of copper-red glaze at Jingdezhen was reintroduced by the Kangxi Emperor with the wish to reproduce classic Ming sacrificial red (jihong) porcelains.At the end of the Kangxi period the use of copper-red was revived in a variety of ways to achieve different glaze effects and was perfected during the Yongzhengreign. A related example is illustrated in John Ayers, 《Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection》vol. 2, Geneva, 1999, pl. 256; and another is published inRegina Krahl, 《Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection》, vol. 2, London, 1994, pl. 826.
Decorated with a beautiful peach-bloom glaze, the lustrous colour at the shallow foot changing to an excellent almost translucent tone near the slightly everted rim, with the interior of the bowl white glazed, with an underglaze blue Yongzheng six-character mark set in a double ring on the underside of the foot.PROVENANCE: Former Collection of Professor E.T.Hall (1924-2001), Christie's London 7 June 2004, lot 91. Collection of Inder Rieden, Bonhams London 10 November 2011, lot 60The use of copper-red glaze at Jingdezhen was reintroduced by the Kangxi Emperor with the wish to reproduce classic Ming sacrificial red (jihong) porcelains.At the end of the Kangxi period the use of copper-red was revived in a variety of ways to achieve different glaze effects and was perfected during the Yongzhengreign. A related example is illustrated in John Ayers, 《Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection》vol. 2, Geneva, 1999, pl. 256; and another is published inRegina Krahl, 《Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection》, vol. 2, London, 1994, pl. 826.

Appreciation of China:Monochromes

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