A pair of yellow-ground famille-rose 'floral' medallion bowls Daoguang six-character seal marks and of the period
Lot 246
A pair of yellow-ground famille-rose 'floral' medallion bowls Daoguang six-character seal marks and of the period
HK$ 950,000 - 1.1 million
US$ 120,000 - 140,000
Lot Details
A pair of yellow-ground famille-rose 'floral' medallion bowls
Daoguang six-character seal marks and of the period
Each beautifully potter with curved body rising from a recessed circular foot ending in an everted rim, featuring four round medallions depicting chrysanthemum and lingzhi sprays at the cavetto, interspersed with fruiting peaches and wan symbols tied with ribbons above crashing waves, the exterior all worked on a lustrious even yellow glaze with finely incised swirling sgraffito ground, the interior also featuring the same motifs with a central medallion flanked by further decoration at the axis worked in underglazed blue, the base with a six-character zhuanshu seal mark.
Each: 14.7cm diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清道光 黃地粉彩軋道開光富貴長壽紋碗一對 青花「大清道光年製」篆書款

    Medallion bowls of this form were produced in pairs in the Daoguang period in a range of colours. For example of blue and red-ground bowls, see Porcelains with Cloisonne Enamel Decoration and Famille Rose Decoration. The Complete Collection of the Treasures of the Palace Museum, Shanghai, 1999, pp.241-2, nos. 214-5. For an individual Daoguang reign-marked yellow-ground medallion bowl sold at auction, see Christie's London, 15 May 2012, lot 380.

    此類粉彩軋道開光圖盌於道光時期御窯廠多有燒製,亦見施籃彩或紅彩為地色之產品,相關例子,見《故宮博物院藏文物珍品大系:粉彩及琺瑯彩瓷器》,上海,1999,頁241-2,圖版214-5,另見倫敦佳士得2012年5月15日拍出單獨一件類似的黃地粉彩開關盌,拍品編號380。
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