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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    TWO 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BOWLS

    CIRCA 1775 AND FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BOWLS
    CIRCA 1775 AND FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The first a basin painted inside with a lady seated in a courtyard taking tea while boys play, within blue and white scrolling foliage and sepia cartouches of bird in branches, everted rim; the other a punchbowl with large figure scenes in lakeside gardens, reserved on a black and red "Y" pattern ground with large rose sprig cartouches, a rose sprig in the center
    9 7/8 and 10¼ in. (25.1 and 26 cm.) diameter (2)


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