For your consideration is an outstanding bowl, made of fine porcelain with a heavy Imperial Yellow glaze. Fluted form, resembling a flower blossom. Meander pattern on the top rim and bottom platform. Glazed all over but for the extreme bottom edge, where it meets the table. Yellow was the Emperor's chosen color, and held high status in court ceremonies performed during the period.
It represented the earth, soil and agriculture, one of the four temple colors, and also symbolized the hierarchy at the highest levels of Chinese society at the time. Such wares were reserved exclusively for the highest classes. Signed on the underside with a deep-stamped character mark - Qianlong Emperor, Qing Dynasty. Museum quality piece, all original and fully authentic period artifact!PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS! 5.5" diameter (14 cm), 2.7" high (7 cm).
A minor and unobtrusive firing flaw on the base, as pictured, hard to notice. The rest is practically flawless! Take a look at the other items we have for sale now.
Our items are described with the best of our knowledge and ability. We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Bowls". The seller is "imeon" and is located in this country: US.
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