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A Chinese Famille-Rose Porcelain Fish Bowl on a French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Stand, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

A Chinese Famille-Rose Porcelain Fish Bowl on a French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Stand, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

A Chinese Famille-Rose Porcelain Fish Bowl on a French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Stand, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

A Chinese Famille-Rose Porcelain Fish Bowl on a French Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Stand, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

potted with an artificial boxwood spiral topiary


overall height 80 in.; width 25 in.; depth 20 in.

203.2 cm; 63.5 cm; 50.8 cm

the base: height 12 in.; width 25 in.; depth 20 in.;

the bowl: height 18.5 in.; diameter 21.5 in.

the topiary: approximate height 50 in.

The fish bowl in overall good condition with minor firing imperfections and wear to the surface. The interior painted with goldfish and aquatic plants.The base with general wear, rubbing to gilding, some firing imperfections and areas with oxidation commensurate with use. The circular top of the base with a pair of holes to each side of the top of the base, likely from previous additional fittings. Very sturdy and ready to use. 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Bernard Steinitz, Paris