8 November 2005,
Price realised GBP 18,000
GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000
A LARGE RARE FAMILLE ROSE PUNCH BOWL
YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG, CIRCA 1735-45
Finely and richly decorated with a continuous scene on the exterior depicting three cockerels, a hen and five chicks on a grassy bank beside large pink, pale yellow and white peony blooms, and two black and white birds perched on a long branch of roses, the centre of the interior with a chrysanthemum spray with blooms picked out in shades of white, pale yellow and pink, beside a spray of flowering foliage with realistic worm holes in the shaded pink petals, and a smaller spray of yellow daisies, below a gilt-ground scrolling lotus band reserved with four cartouches of rose alternating with lily and daisy, and a grisaille cell-pattern band below the rim, rim crack
15½ in. (39.4 cm.) diam.
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An almost identical bowl was in the Mottahedeh collection, illustrated by Howard and Ayers, China for the West, London and New York, 1978, vol. I, no. 137, p. 155.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
Label: Lent by Young and Pirie, No. 383.
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