16 November 1999
A FAMILLE ROSE 'MANDARIN-PATTERN' PUNCHBOWL
The exterior brightly enamelled with large shaped panels depicting Chinese families enjoying a leisurely life on riverside garden terraces, alternating with smaller panels containing birds and branches and iron-red landscape vignettes, all reserved on a dense gilt scrolling foliage ground, the interior with a floral medallion and a band of spearheads around the rim
12.7/8 in. (32.8 cm.) diam.
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