6 November 2007
A FAMILLE ROSE LOTUS PETAL BOWL
UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
With deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, finely enameled on the exterior with two rows of overlapping lotus petals painted in graduated tones of pink stopping at a narrow yellow and red dotted band below the gilded rim, the foot decorated with a lime-green-ground band dotted to simulate the pod, the interior and foot glazed white
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam.
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