A pair of small famille rose 'Imperial Wedding' bowls Daoguang, iron-red 'Baragon Tumed' marks in Mo
Lot 78
A pair of small famille rose 'Imperial Wedding' bowls Daoguang, iron-red 'Baragon Tumed' marks in Mongolian script
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,163) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A pair of small famille rose 'Imperial Wedding' bowls
Daoguang, iron-red 'Baragon Tumed' marks in Mongolian script
Each brightly enamelled around the exterior with the Buddhist emblems of the 'Seven Regal Treasures' including the Queen, the Minister, the General, the Wheel of Law, elephant, horse and jewel within leaf-shaped panels, supported on lotus blooms above stylised waves and rocks, below a band of tasselled lion-mask lappets, all between shou characters separated by bajixiang, the interior with a single lotus flower bloom, fitted box.
6cm (2¼in) high. (3).

Footnotes

  • For other examples of cups bearing this design see S. Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, London, 1987, pl.CXII and one from the Weishaupt Collection, illustrated by G. Avitabile, From the Dragon's Treasure, London, 1987, no.54. See also a pair of bowls and saucers sold by Christies Hong Kong, 30 May 2006, lot 1454 and lot 1455.
    These bowls form part of a service made at the Imperial factories to celebrate the marriage of one of the Daoguang Emperor's daughters to a Mongolian prince of the Tumed banner in 1842.
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