15 September 2011
A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE PINK-GROUND DEEP BOWL
DAOGUANG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
Painted in gilding with four shuangxi characters set between a lotus blossom below and a bat above, the wings of the bats interlocked with the leafy tendrils of flanking hibiscus blossoms, all reserved on a bright pink ground
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam.
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