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A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE FISH BOWL
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
With biscuit lion-head handles, decorated with panels of peony and cartouches of flowers reserved on a powder-blue gilt-decorated ground, the interior with goldfish and water-weeds
The bowl: 24 in. (61 cm.) wide, gilt wood stand
Provenance
The stand probably commissioned from Charles Annoot, March 1867, £6,5,-.
Almost certainly Sir Henry Hope Edwardes Bt., Wootton Hall, Derbyshire, and by descent to
Lt. Col. Herbert James Hope-Edwardes, Netley Hall, Shropshire, and by descent to
Lady More (née Hope-Edwardes, formerly, Coldwell) at Netley Hall, and subsequently Linley Hall, Shropshire, and by descent.
Literature
T. Cox, Inventory of the contents of Netley Hall, Shropshire, 1917, p. 8 (inner hall) ‘A large old Chinese porcelain Cistern, enamelled with two large panels and smaller panels of flowers in famille rose, on blue ground, gilt and with fish and plants inside…’

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