20 - 21 November 2007
A pair of famille rose yellow-ground bowls
Guangxu six character mark and of the period
The exterior enamelled with four roundels enclosing a confronting phoenix and dragon, reserved on a yellow ground with floral scrollwork between keyfret bands in iron-red, the interior with similar scrollwork on a plain white ground, small hairline crack
13.8 cm. diam. (2)
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A similar pair of bowls but with roundels including 'antiques' was in the Georg Weishaupt collection. See Das Grosse Glück - Chinesische und Japanische Porzellande des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts und ihre Vorläufer, 2002, Katalog, nr. 54.
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