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A DOUCAI BOWL

DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD

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A DOUCAI BOWL
DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
The deep flared sides rising to an everted rim, painted on the exterior with roundels of heavily foliage trees, divided by pomegrantes, with a border of stylised overlapping waves encircling the foot
6in. (15.2cm.) diam.
Literature
The 16th century precursor of the design can be traced to Ming porcelain. Cf. the 16th century bowl in the Garner collection, exhibited in Venice, 1954, Catalogue, 684.

A similar example sold in our New York Rooms, 29 November 1990, lot 288.
Exhibited
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 32
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 32
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