Lot 604
  • 604

A CORAL-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE 'PEONY' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
Sold
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Description

  • Diameter 4 1/4  in., 11 cm
the deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly enameled with three cartouches each enclosing a pink peony against a yellow ground, framed by stylized scrolling leafy vines and smaller blue peony blossoms, all reserved on a deep coral ground, the interior and recessed base glazed white, the latter with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue

Provenance

C. C. Lai Antiques, Toronto, 1960s-1980s, and thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

Designs of flowers within cartouches like the present example first appeared on Kangxi period falangcai wares. See a bowl of this type sold in our Olympia rooms, 7th April 2004, lot 308. A pair sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 8th October 2014, lot 3636. Another sold at Christie's New York, 22nd March 2018, lot 790, and a further pair in their London rooms, 13th May 2014, lot 305. 
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