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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 647

    A Chinese famille rose turquoise-ground 'boys' bowl


    Price Realised  


    A Chinese famille rose turquoise-ground 'boys' bowl
    Jiaqing seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)
    With rounded sides rising towards a slightly flaring, wavy rim, enamelled to the interior with a boy seated beside a flowering lotus, encircled by a band of boys holding flowers and various attributes, the exterior with a further band of boys variously playing musical instruments and holding lanterns or banners, all reserved on a turquoise ground, rim chips
    15.2 cm. diam.

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