A FINE YELLOW-GROUND FAMILLE-ROSE MEDALLION BOWL
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF JIAQING
the exterior decorated with four gilded roundels each containing a group of precious objects including vases holding sprigs of peony blooms, bowls of cherries, toy ships, dice and animal puppets, the background with stylised lotus issuing from scrolled stems all set against a lemon-yellow ground, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing an intimate garden scene, the rim with a band of alternating iron-red peony and lotus florets, the base inscribed in iron red with a six-character reign mark
18 cm., 7 in.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26th October 2003, lot 98.