16 September 2016
A SGRAFFITO YELLOW-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE 'MEDALLION' BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The exterior is finely decorated with four landscape medallions, two predominately in grisaille, one in sepia, the fourth in famille rose, all separated by stylized flower sprays on the lemon-yellow sgraffito ground, and a large stylized ruyi-petaled flower head is in the center of the interior.
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam.
Private Chinese collection, acquired prior to 1949.
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