Property from a Michael Taylor designed residence
A Chinese famille rose enameled porcelain wash basin
Late Qing/Republic period
The everted mouth rim covered in a band of repeating vine and lotus patterns encircling the side walls decorated in additional floral sprigs and magpies all surrounding an elaborate puce ground floral roundel centering the well, the exterior unadorned but for three iron-red enameled bamboo stalks blooming from the unglazed foot rim along the perimeter of the recessed base.
diameter 16in (40.5cm)