Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art | 14 November 2017
A Chinese Peking glass Êrmine red' bowl, Qing Dynasty, probably 19th century
Sold for £400
A Chinese Peking glass Êrmine red' bowl, Qing Dynasty, probably 19th century, the flared sides everted at the rim and decorated to the exterior in carved relief giving a two-tone effect, with a frieze of two scaly dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' among dispersed cloud scrolls above a band of crested waves breaking around the base, 19.7cm wide
Provenance: Purchased by the current owner at Sotheby's, London, 12th November, 1979, lot 2, from the collection of Professor P.H. Plesch and Mrs T. Plesch and prior to this it was in the Henrich Collection.
It was noted in the Sotheby's catalogue that x-ray fluorescence tests showed unusual amounts of lead, arsenic and iron in this piece.
拍品来源： P.H. Plesch教授夫妇私藏，起初于 1979年 11月 12日购自伦敦苏富比
Small bubble in glass. Possible rim chip ground out.
Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10.30am
Friday 10 November
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Sunday 12 November
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Monday 13 November
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