15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF REVEREND ISAAC TAYLOR HEADLAND AND DR. MIRIAM SINCLAIR HEADLAND
A FAMILLE ROSE SQUARE BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The square bowl has lobed corners and is decorated on the exterior in iron-red and gilding with a band of archaistic dragon scroll between petal lappet and ruyi borders, and the interior is molded with a gilt wickerwork pattern enclosing various flowers in famille rose enamels, while the base is glazed turquoise. Together with a yellow-glazed and iron-red dish, Tongzhi six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874).
6 ½ in. (16.6 cm.) diam. and 5 1/8 in. (12.9 cm.) wide
Reverend Isaac Taylor Headland Collection (1859-1942), and thence by descent within the family.
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