3338. A Pair of Famille Rose Yellow-Ground Bowls

A Pair of Famille Rose Yellow-Ground Medallion Bowls, decorated and gilt to the exterior with four roundels enclosing precious objects, interspersed by stylised scrolling flowers and gourds, the interior with a shou character at the center encircled by auspicious bats, six-character Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908), diameter c. 12.5 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.