A fine large famille rose fishbowl
Enamelled on each side of the exterior with a cluster of rockwork issuing branches of peony and chrysanthemum blossoms amid other floral sprays, flanked by two applied biscuit and gilt animal-head handles, all above bands of floral and decorative scrollwork on the foot, the waisted neck supporting a lipped rim with floral, butterfly, ruyi-head and squared-scroll designs, the interior with a pair of goldfish swimming among waterweed in the central well, surrounded by two more goldfish between floral sprays also amid waterweed. 64.5cm (25 3/8in) diam.
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