London, South Kensington
10 September 2009
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELLED BOWLS AND COVERS, DAOGUANG MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1822-1851)
the bowls with gentle foliate rims, each painted to the body and cover in delicate vibrant enamels with a female figure from the story 'The Dream of the Red chamber' with lines and roundels of calligraphy providing a synopsis to the story, Daoguang iron-red seal to the base and cover -- 4in. (10.1cm.) diam.
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