A large famille verte fishbowl 19th century
Lot 77W
A large famille verte fishbowl
19th century
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,313) inc. premium
Auction Details
A large famille verte fishbowl 19th century
Lot Details
A large famille verte fishbowl
19th century
The exterior brightly enamelled with a continuous scene of an official at his desk accompanied by two attendants receiving a visiting military dignitary, the official gazing after two maidservants, one with a fan and the other offering tea to a young scholar with his four friends around a table, the room opening onto a terrace where another dignitary relaxes surrounded by five ladies, all beneath a geometric border with four panels each containing a Buddhist symbol, the flat rim with eight tasselled Daoist symbols.
45cm (17¾in) diam.

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  • 十九世紀 五彩人物故事圖缸
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