London, South Kensington
7 November 2008
A FAMILLE ROSE AND BLUE AND WHITE BOWL, GUANGXU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
with slightly flaring rim, enamelled on the exterior with lotus flowers, leaves and scrolls above a blue enamel key-fret band around the short foot, the interior decorated in underglaze blue and white with similar lotus around a stylised lotus cruciform roundel at the centre, underglaze blue six-character mark to base -- 6in. (15.1 cm.) diam.
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