CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1180 & 1181
PAIR OF CELADON-GROUND
FAMILLE VERTE BOWLS
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722) WITH CHENGHUA SIX-CHARACTER MARK
Diameter: 7 ⅜ inches
Christie's New York, June 2, 1994, lot 354
Collection of Paul and Helen Bernat
A pair of famille verte celadon-glazed molded bowls, each deep rounded body decorated on the exterior with four famille verte roundels of birds and flowering branches reserved on a ground of crisply molded wan diaper above a band of petal lappets, covered inside and out with a glaze of pale celadon tone. With encircled Chenghua six character marks in underglaze blue.