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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 762

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE SGRAFFIATO PINK-GROUND BOWL

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

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    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE SGRAFFIATO PINK-GROUND BOWL
    DAOGUANG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    Decorated on the exterior with four roundels finely painted in famille rose enamels with different clusters of various flowers and branches in bloom, each roundel flanked by stylized floral sprays reserved on a bright pink sgraffiato ground finely incised with dense feathery scrolls, the interior painted in underglaze blue with four floral groupings encircling a central medallion containing a scene of a rabbit in a landscape with blossoming trees and 'water-hollowed' rocks
    5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam.


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    A similar bowl was exhibited in Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, The Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 13 August-25 September 1983, no. 37. Another Daoguang-marked bowl of this design is illustrated by G. Avitabile, From the Dragon's Treasure: Chinese Porcelain from the 19th and 20th Centuries in the Weishaupt Collection, London, 1987, p. 42, no. 36.

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