London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A GILT-DECORATED BLUE-GROUND PAINTED ENAMEL BOWL
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN BLUE ENAMEL AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The bowl is decorated to the exterior with a band of elaborate gilt lotus scrolls, above a lappet band to the foot, all reserved on a dark blue ground. The interior is enamelled turquoise.
6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam.
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