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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION NEW SOUTH WALES

A famille-rose 'Balsam pear' teabowl and cover,
seal mark and period of Daoguang

(2)

Estimate $2,800 – $3,800

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION NEW SOUTH WALES

with steeply rounded sides flaring to the lipped rim, finely enamelled to the exterior with fruiting and flowering kugua vines entwined around a spray of leafy bamboo and with a hovering butterfly above, the stems extending over the rim onto the interior, the matching shallow domed cover with raised circular knop doubling as a foot when inverted, similarly painted on the exterior and interior, the base of the bowl and the interior of the knop inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue

(2)
11.2 cm diameter

  • Lot Sold $28,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $34,160 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Hugh Moss Ltd., London, 1 April 1977

A bowl and cover of this pattern dated to the Daoguang period, sold Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 5 October 2016, lot 3673

Condition Report

The bowl with a small rim chip approx 0.4 cm and a rim frit approx 0.2cm. The cover with a fine hair crack from the rim approx 0.8 cm long. Some slight surface wear.

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Australian & International Art
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