12 July 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A LARGE CANTON FAMILLE ROSE PUNCH BOWL
Brightly enamelled and gilt in the interior with a continuous band depicting figures at leisure on terraces and in landscapes around a central medallion with a similar scene, the rim with a wide band of exotic butterflies, fruit and flowers on a gilt ground, the exterior similarly decorated with two large and two smaller figural panels within delicate gilt and pale blue floral borders, reserved on a bird, butterfly and floral white ground, minor frit chips
18 in. (46 cm.) diam.
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