Kevin's Fine Oriental Art

Fine Rare Pair Qianlong Mark & Period Ruby Back Bowls

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1120311

Please refer to our stock # CC207 when inquiring.
Kevin's Fine Oriental Art
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A very fine and rare pair of 18th century Chinese Qianlong marks and period ruby-back porcelain bowls, well potted and beautifully enameled around the exterior with a rich monochrome ruby enamel, the top rims lightly dressed in pale brown, interior and base glazed white, and inscribed with the "minyao" Qianlong reign marks in underglazed-blue and of the period. (Wooden stands not included)

NOTE : Ruby enamel was innovated during the reign of Yongzheng of the Qing dynasty, known in Chinese as "yanzhihong", literally translated as rouge-red, and was highly praised by Chinese porcelain collectors.

DATE : Chinese, Qing Dynasty, marks and period of Qianlong (1736 – 1795).

MARK : underglazed-blue six-character Qianlong seal marks on base.

SIZE : approximately 2 3/8" (6 cm) high, 4 3/4" (12 cm) diameter.

CONDITION : both bowls in perfect condition, minor glaze wear only. No chips, no cracks, and no repairs.

SHIPPING : Inclusive.