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A FAMILLE ROSE CORAL-GROUND BOWL
A FAMILLE ROSE CORAL-GROUND BOWL
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THE PROPERTY OF MARCHANT, EST. 1925
A FAMILLE ROSE CORAL-GROUND BOWL

DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

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A FAMILLE ROSE CORAL-GROUND BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The bowl is finely enameled on the exterior with three lemon-yellow ground panels, each enclosing a shaded pink blossom peony framed by foliate scrolls and connected by the slender stems bearing three smaller blue flowerheads amidst further leafy foliage, all reserved on a rich coral ground.
4 ¼ in. (11 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Private collection, France, acquired in the 1930s (by repute).
Private collection, Germany.

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Other bowls of this pattern with a Daoguang mark have been published: one in the Olmer Collection, Roemer-Museum, Hildesheim, is illustrated by U. Wiesner, Chinesisches Porzellan, Mainz am Rhein, 1981, p. 197, no. 138; one in the collection of Simon Kwan was included in the exhibition, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 13 August - 25 September 1983, p. 72, no. 51; and another in the collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art was included in their exhibition, The Wonders of the Potter's Palette, 2 November 1984 - 6 January 1985, pp. 158-159, no. 104.

Another similar bowl from the Greenwald Collection, illustrated by Gerald M. Greenwald, The Greenwald Collection, Two Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramics, 1996, no. 70, was sold at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011, lot 1793.

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