• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 173

    A matched pair of Chinese famille rose pink ground 'medallion' bowls

    DAOGUANG SEAL MARK, ONE OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850), THE OTHER LATER

    Price Realised  

    A matched pair of Chinese famille rose pink ground 'medallion' bowls
    Daoguang seal mark, one of the period (1821-1850), the other later
    The exterior decorated with four medallions depicting various river landscapes with figures and in a different palette, all on a pink sgraffiato ground reserved with stylised lotus sprays, the interior enamelled and gilt with a stylised flower-head, small cracks and one with small rim restorations
    14.8 and 15 cm. diam. (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DUTCH FAMILY