London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A FAMILLE ROSE SCRAFFIATO GROUND MEDALLION BOWL, DAOGUANG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
decorated in coloured enamels to the exterior with four roundels depicting still-life images of vases, censers and jardinieres, surrounded by flowering lotus on a pink scraffiato ground, the interior decorated in underglaze blue with four ornate hanging lamps and a stylised central roundel of vases issuing flowersprays, Daoguang underglaze blue seal mark to base -- 5 7/8in. (15cm.) diam.
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