A copper-red 'three fruits' bowl.. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams

The bowl with a short foot rising to a flared rim, the exterior with three fruits of pomegranate, persimmon and peach in underglaze copper-red, all on white ground. 15.2cm diam. Sold for HK$540,000

清康熙 釉裡紅三果圖碗 雙圈青花「大清康熙年製」楷書款

Provenance來源: Carl Kempe collection
Sotheby's Paris, 12 June 2008, lot 82.

Illustrated出版: B.Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 783.
Chinese Ceramic Treasures, a Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum, Including The Carl Kempe collection. The Museum of Art and Far Eastern Antiquities in Ulricehamn, Ulricehamn, 2002, p. 396, no. 973.

For a similar bowl with a Yongzheng reign mark, see Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol.12, Tokyo, 1956, pl.60. See also a bowl from the Robin Herridge collection, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20 May 1987, lot 469.

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