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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 765

    A FAMILLE ROSE SGRAFFIATO YELLOW-GROUND MEDALLION BOWL

    DAOGUANG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE ROSE SGRAFFIATO YELLOW-GROUND MEDALLION BOWL
    DAOGUANG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    The rounded sides decorated on the exterior with four roundels, three painted in sepia, the fourth in famille rose with figures and a pavilion in a landscape, separated by formalized flower sprays, all reserved on a sgraffiato ground of lemon-yellow color, the center of the interior with a stylized flower head outlined in gilding
    5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam.


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    Medallion bowls of this type were popular in the Qianlong, Jiaqing and Daoguang periods. For a related Jiaqing-marked example in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Zhongguo Li Dai Jingdezhen Chi Qi - Qing Juan (China's Jingdezhen Porcelain Through the Ages - Qing Dynasty), Beijing, 1998, pp. 280-82.