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Rice-Grain Pattern LINGLONG Porcelain Bowl QIANLONG Mk

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 933895
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An antique elegant and beautiful blue and white rice grain pattern Linglong porcelain bowl with old brass mounting around the rim and foot, and bearing a Qianlong six characters mark on the base. It should be dated to the 19th century or earlier. Floral decoration is pierced through the body in the so-called "rice-grain" technique. the body are filled by the colorless glaze. Painted with five bats around a peach inside meaning of longevity.

The Linglong porcelain is famous for its exquisitely carved patterns and glittering, translucent appeal. Grain-sized holes were hollowed out in the thin roughcast and the glaze was applied several times to cover them. Then, the half-finished products were baked in kilns to produce linglong porcelain. It was also called a "Devil's work".

Diameter: 17 cm. Height: 7 cm. Condition: Very good condition. No hairline or crack. Two firing flaws.