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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 536

    A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'EIGHTEEN LUOHAN' PORCELAIN PUNCH BOWL

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'EIGHTEEN LUOHAN' PORCELAIN PUNCH BOWL
    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Finely enamelled with gilt detailing, the exterior with a continuous scene depicting The Eighteen Luohan holding their attributes and accompanied by a deer, a pair of quail, a tiger, a dragon and a Buddhist lion, all on a grassy bank with rocky outcrops and beside a pine tree, the centre of the interior with chrysanthemum, lotus and peony amongst scrolling foliage, and two pairs of dragons striding amongst bamboo and confronted around flaming pearls below the rim
    15½ in. (39.5 cm.) diam.


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