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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 204

    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED BOWL

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED BOWL
    18TH CENTURY
    The deep rounded sides with a flaring rim and rising from a short slightly tapering foot, the interior cleverly applied with various naturalistically defined seeds and nuts
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam.


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    Compare a famille rose dish in the same style with a crab and similar nuts and seeds, and a stem bowl with fruits and nuts, both in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - Porcelains with Cloisonné Enamel Decoration and Famille Rose Decoration, Commercial Press, Hong Kong, 1999, pp. 170-1, nos. 151 and 152.

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