• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 293

    AN EXTREMELY LARGE CANTONESE BOWL, 19TH CENTURY

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    AN EXTREMELY LARGE CANTONESE BOWL, 19TH CENTURY
    painted in typical famille rose enamels with cartouches of dignitaries, ladies with their courtiers and attendants in terrace scenes, each panel surrounded by gilded geometric borders, the rim with scattered Buddhistic precious objects, flowering sprays, birds and butterflies and fruiting lychee on a gilded ground -- 22¾in. (57.8cm.) diam.


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