A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE AND BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS
A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE AND BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS
A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE AND BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS
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A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE AND BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS

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

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A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE AND BLUE AND WHITE BOWLS
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
Each bowl has rounded sides rising to a slightly lipped rim and is decorated in famille rose enamels on the exterior with a vignette of various flowers including yellow lilies, camellias and asters growing from a grassy foreground, and in blue and white on the interior with four sprays of roses and lingzhi above a central medallion of lingzhi growing from a rock amidst crashing waves and two ribbon-tied wan emblems.
5 ¾ in. (14.9 cm.), fitted box
Provenance
Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida, since the 1940s.

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Lot Essay

This pair of unusual bowls is similar to a bowl of the same shape and size sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3-4 December 2015, lot 519, but the blue and white decoration on the interior is of four beribboned lanterns rather than the roses and lingzhi of the present bowls.

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