London, South Kensington
10 May 2006
A famille rose punch bowl, Qianlong
Enamelled on the exterior with four trefoil-shaped panels decorated in the Mandarin Pattern with figures in boats, divided by pink enamel floral cartouches, all reserved on an iron-red and grisaille cell-pattern ground, the interior with a pomegranate-shaped panel below cell-pattern at the rim; and a grisaille and gilt decorated punch bowl -- maximum 12½ in. (32 cm.) diam. (2)
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The famille rose bowl: Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, Chinesische Keramik, 21 March - 2 May 1965, no. 220.
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