16 November 1999
A FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND BOWL
zhang qiu tong qing mark, 19th century
The exterior enamelled and gilt with four roundels enclosing Chinese characters, each encircling auspicious characters on a key-fret ground, separated zhang and peaches with bats in flight on a lemon-yellow ground, the interior with butterflies and scattered prunus blossoms
51/8 in. (13 cm.) diam.
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