A PAIR OF RUBY-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE MEDALLION BOWLS DAOGUANG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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each with rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior with four circular medallions of alternating panels delicately painted with mountainous landscapes and figures showing the four seasons, separated by meandering lotus scrolls against a ruby sgraffiato ground, the interior detailed with blue floral sprays and gilded ruyi shaped lappets encircling a central medallion, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue
A private American collection formed between the 1940s and late 1960s.
Michael C. Hughes, LLC., Chinese Jades and Works of Art, New York, 2003, pl. 21.