Near Pair of Fencai-enameled Bowls with Stand, China, 18th century or later, deep bowl with rounded bottom and flared rim, resting on a short straight foot with a double ring in underglaze blue, one enameled with a seated scholar in a double ring on the interior and a signed continuous garden scene with women and boys on the exterior; and the other with Liu Hai with a toad on the interior, a continuous garden scene with figures including an official riding on horseback, six-character Yongzheng mark in a double ring on base, the round stand on five S-shaped legs decorated with openwork carvings in five sections, ht. to 3, dia. 8 3/4 in.
one with Liu Hai with a 1-inch hairline crack running from rim, glazing flaws with clay impurities, unevenness to Liu Hai bowl, with pockmarks and bumps due to clay impurity, minor enamel loss, one stand damaged.
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