10 December 2014
PAIRE DE BOLS EN PORCELAINE DE LA FAMILLE ROSE A FOND PUCE
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE A SIX CARACTERES EN BLEU SOUS COUVERTE EN CACHET ET PROBABLEMENT EPOQUE DAOGUANG (1821-1850)
Each bowl is painted to the exterior with four medallions enclosing scenes from the story Niu lang zhi nu, 'The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd', all reserved on a deep pink sgraffiato ground interspersed with wispy clouds. The interior is painted in underglaze blue with a central medallion depicting two Immortals, surrounded by ruyi-form clouds.
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam. (2)
Christie's Amsterdam, 27 October 1994, lot 181.
Property from a European collection.
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Post Lot Text
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PUCE-GROUND 'MEDALLION' BOWLS
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
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