3329. A Pair of Famille Rose Sgraffito Bowls

A Pair of Famille Rose Yellow-Ground Sgraffito Medallion Bowls, the exterior decorated with four circular medallions enclosing a goat in a landscape within a gilt border, separated by four groups of auspicious flowers and fruit, all reserved on a pale lemon-yellow sgraffito ground, the interior painted in underglaze blue with three goats within a double circle below four floral sprays, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908), diameter c. 15 cm
PROVENANCE: These yellow-ground porcelain objects where purchased in China in 1956, by a Swedish businessman who was conducting a business transaction with the Chinese government at the time.