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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 537

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'BITTER MELON' STEM BOWLS

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'BITTER MELON' STEM BOWLS
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Each bowl is decorated with fruiting bitter melon vines and a bamboo branch, spilling over from the exterior to the interior, all above a band of stylised waves to the tall foot.
    4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam.


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