London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED FOLIATE BOWL
JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
The bowl is decorated to the exterior with a lotus scroll to each of the moulded lappets, below chilong, lingzhi, butterflies, and orchids. The interior is decorated to the centre with a butterfly surrounded by fruiting gourd vines.
7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam.
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