A Café-Au-Lait-Glazed Shallow Bowl, Qianlong Mark and Period
the gently rounded sides rising from a shallow foot to a lightly flared rim, the body embellished with a raised double bow-string band, the interior and exterior covered with a slightly iridescent cafe-au-lait-glaze of light reddish-brown tone, the base glazed white. diameter 6 5/8 in., 16.8 cm. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD
PROVENANCE: Acquired from a German dealer before 1924.
Brought to the United States circa 1934, by Gertrude Morgenroth, Great Neck, New York.
Thence by descent to Eva Lande.
Thence by descent to the present owner.
EXHIBITED: Akron Art Institute, Akron, Ohio (before 1981).
Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio (1981-2008).
Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's