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Lot 53: Curved Famille Rose Bowl with Dragon and Chrysanthemum, 20th C.
22 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Eggshell porcelain with polychrome painting
China, 20th century
Deep bowl on a round base rim
Both sides decorated with dragons and miracle pearls between dense flower tendrils, like chrysanthemums
Framed by revolving waves at the foot and a ruyi border on the neck
Base with a four-character mark and signature
Diameter: 31.5 cm
Very good condition
The bowl is in very good condition with hardly any signs of age and use. Partly minimal color wear. The height measures 13 cm and the diameter is 31.5 cm.
Famille Rose 粉彩
The term Famille Rose describes a specific sort of Chinese porcelain introduced in the 17th century. The name comes from the dominant pink and carmine color painting that is applied over the glaze. This type of porcelain is in China known as Yangcai 洋彩 ‘foreign color’. The painting of the Famille Rose used opaque enamel colors in contrast to the transparent colors of the Famille Verte.
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