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Lot 0082
ELON SKIN PORCELAIN BRONZE FORM BOWL
CHINESE
18TH CENTURY
The narcissus-bulb bowl glazed in an imitation of ancient weathered bronze. Heavily potted with deeply curved rim and wide footring. Innovative 18th century green glaze sprayed over a brown undercoat. Brown washed foot-rim. Melon skin was a new Kangxi- Quianlong monochrome glaze made in imitation of the weathered patina of earlier archaic bronze forms. The Chinese name "melon skin" recalls the same color skin as Chinese melons
9.75 in. (24.37 cm.) diameter

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MELON SKIN PORCELAIN BRONZE FORM BOWL

Estimate $250 - $400Jul 19, 2018