Description & Technical information

Qianlong period
European Market 
A large Chinese famille rose punchbowl, painted with peonies and rocks, the interior with flowers and an ornate rim border. This is a fine example of a large decorative punchbowl, suitable for a hall centre table or library table. Such bowls were a classic element of 18th century interior decoration and this one is of excellent quality and in very good condition with no breaks or repairs. References: Nadler 2001, p76, an almost identical bowl reputed to have belonged to the Peale family of artists in the US; Gyllensvard 1990, p112, fig 228, an identical bowl.

Date:  1745
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 40 cm (15³/₄ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art