5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE PUNCH BOWL
Painted in vibrant enamels to the exterior with large flowering peony, hydrangea and cherry blossoms issuing from rockwork,
the interior well with iron-red, deep pink and grey carp swimming amongst aquatic greenery
16in. (40.5cm.) diam.
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Claud Cecil Gurney of design house de Gournay on a piece of Georgian furniture that represents
Anupam Ganguli of Royal Museums Greenwich discusses a pair of Persian carpets that remind him of his Delhi childhood