7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE SHALLOW BOWLS, QIANLONG MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
each enamelled on the exterior with a multitude of flowers on a tomato-red ground, the interior with clusters of fruiting peaches, lychees and pomegranates at the sides, the convex centre with five iron-red bats around a gilt shou roundel, underglaze blue minyao seal marks -- 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. (2)
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