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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 108

    A FINE RUBY-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE 'LANTERN' MEDALLION BOWL

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE RUBY-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE 'LANTERN' MEDALLION BOWL
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    The bowl is finely enamelled and gilt with the fengdeng, the 'Harvest of Abundance', within four medallions divided by floral sprays reserved on a graviata ruby ground. The interior is painted in underglaze blue with four be-ribboned canopied flasks, surrounding a central medallion radiating four flowering plants alternating with insects suspending bejewelled ruyi-heads.
    5 3/4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam., box


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    Provenance

    Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 October 1991, lot 1019


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN