A famille rose 'lotus' bowl Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
Lot 89
A famille rose 'lotus' bowl
Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 12,741) inc. premium

Lot Details
A famille rose 'lotus' bowl Xuantong six-character mark and of the period A famille rose 'lotus' bowl Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
This lot is being sold under the Alpha Scheme
A famille rose 'lotus' bowl
Xuantong six-character mark and of the period
The exterior brightly enamelled with two lotus groups, each with a central large fully-blossoming pink lotus flanked by three spreading green leaves, between two clumps of four lotus blooms in profile, all amidst delicate scrollwork, the interior painted in underglaze blue with a central lotus blossom surrounded by four leaves in the well, bordered by further lotus flowers and leaves amid foliate scrolls on the sides. 17.cm (6 7/8in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 清宣統 外粉彩內青花纏枝蓮紋碗 青花「大清宣統年製」楷書款

    It is unusual to find examples of fine porcelain specifically dated to the Xuantong reign, the last reign of the Qing Dynasty. Compare a very similar bowl dated to the Tongzhi reign illustrated in Treasures in the Royalty: The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p.431.

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