© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-432
A YONGZHENG MARK & PERIOD BOWL
China, 1723-1735. The deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, covered overall with a rich jilan sacrificial blue glaze thinning to white at rim and foot, the base with the mark in underglaze blue.

Condition: Superb condition. Some glaze scratches especially to the inside of the bowl. Very minor firing imperfections.
Provenance: French private collection. Old label with inscription “7 2 /59” possibly referring to the original acquisition date. A second label bears the inscription “Lille, France”. A third paper label bears an illegible inventory number.

Weight: 303 g.
Dimensions: Diameter 16.2 cm.

Among the imperial altars at which the emperors personally made sacrifices was the Tiantan (Altar of Heaven), which would have blue vessels - hence jilan or ‚sacrificial blue‘ glaze.

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