CHINESE EXPORT EARLY FABULOUS HUGE ROSE MEDALLION BOWL - For Sale
CHINESE EXPORT EARLY FABULOUS HUGE ROSE MEDALLION BOWL
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Circa 1820-1840 Best Quality Rose Medallion Huge Punch Bowl which is Very Finely painted with the famille rose decoration on a gilded background. Melon Panels of alternating scenes of ladies with gold in their hair and pink roses and butterflies and birds. The twelve melon shaped panels which this bowl has is of the highest quality. Both interior and exterior walls display figural court scenes and floral and bird vignettes all surrounded by an ornate rose and foilate border with butterflies and various blooms near the top. The interior center has a wonderful gold enhanced gilded ring medallion with blue bird and flowers, encircled by smaller alternating designs. These designs have been finely detailed and have nice gilt highlights including bird and butterfly wings, gold hairpieces and many other ornaments. This is one of the Best Quality Rose Medallion Punch Bowls that we have had and is 14 1/2" in Diameter and the depth is 6 1/2". How often to you see a beetle in a Rose Medallion piece, Well this bowl has so many-ten at last count-It is just unbelievable. No Damage or Restoration. Very Slight Wear if any on the inside and minor rubbing to the gold rim in a few spots.