27 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A FINELY PAINTED CHINESE EXPORT PUNCH BOWL
Painted to the exterior with shaped cartouches of figures at leisure upon terraces wearing furs and many layers against the chill air, surrounded by a dense fret ground
12 1/8in. (30.8cm.) diam.
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