a very fine FAMILLE ROSE " pink ground " MEDAILLON BOWL .
Finely potted, painted on the exterior : a pink- sgraffiato incised ground, on which we see 4 medaillons of flowering plants ; the interior finely painted in underglaze-blue : in the fond a medaillon with a hare in a landscape,around 4 plants, corresponding to the 4 plants on the exterior : the 4 plants representing the 4 seasons . ( see next foto ) .
period : DAOGUANG : 1821 - 1850 .
mark : 6 character mark in seal ,of Daoguang , in underglaze- blue .
refer.: " Les Poteries & Porcelaines chinoises ", D. Lion-Goldschmidt, pl. XXVII .
" Imperial Porcelain of the late Qing,from the KWAN Collection", 1983 , pl.37.
" The YANGZHITANG Collection ", Christie's Singapore: 30/3/1997, cat. 270.
" Recent Acquisitions ," 2006 , S.Marchant & Son, catal. n° 63.
pedigree: this bowl coming from the G. WEISHAUPT collection, where he is described :
" From the Dragon's Treasure ", G. Avitabile , 1987 , cat. 37 .