London, South Kensington
13 November 2015
A FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The exterior is decorated with four circular medallions enclosing Immortals within a gilt border depicting the story of 'The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd', separated by scrolling clouds, all reserved on a pale lemon-yellow sgraffiato ground. The interior is painted in underglaze blue with the reunion of the couple.
5 2/3 in. (14.7 cm.) diam.
Christie's Amsterdam, 4 November 1992, lot 269.
Property from a European collection.
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