19 - 20 September 2013
A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE YELLOW-GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWLS
JIAQING SEAL MARKS IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
Each bowl has deep rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and are finely decorated on the exterior against a lemon-yellow ground with four roundels enclosing vignettes of 'antiques' in a garden setting that are separated by lotus blossoms positioned below a gilt wan emblem and borne on conjoined scrolling tendrils.
5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. (2)
Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, October 1980.
Tim and Sally Turner Collection.
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