A large famille verte 'ducks' fish bowl 19th century
Lot 205† W
A large famille verte 'ducks' fish bowl
19th century
£7,500 - 9,000
US$ 13,000 - 15,000
Auction Details
A large famille verte 'ducks' fish bowl 19th century
Lot Details
A large famille verte 'ducks' fish bowl
19th century
Enamelled on the exterior with a continuous scene of an iron-red duck looking at a blue, green, greyish-purple and yellow duck waddling across an island set within a green pond issuing verdant lotus fronds with thick leaves and heavy blooms where another duck swims with outstretched wings, the lipped rim with the ribboned Eight Daoist Symbols, the interior white. 45cm (17¾in) diam.

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  • 十九世紀 五彩蓮池水禽紋缸
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