Hong KONG – A very rare bowl from the Qing dynasty at an auction in hong Kong afgehamerd on converted 25 million euros, reports auction house Sotheby’s.
The bowl is at the beginning of the eighteenth century made for the Chinese emperor Kangxi and has a diameter of 14.7 inches. He is decorated with the help of Chinese and western techniques.
The bowl was within five minutes sold to an anonymous bidder from Asia. He was created in an imperial workshop in the Forbidden City in Beijing by a group of craftsmen, with the help of European Jesuits that they were introducing new techniques and materials.