3341. A Pair of Famille Rose Bowls and Covers

A Pair of Famille Rose Yellow-Ground Medallion Bowl and Covers, enamelled in bright tones with four roundels containing vases with auspicious flowers and ears of grain, beside lanterns and precious objects outlined in gilt and reserved on a yellow ground with fruiting and flowering gourd vines. The white-ground interior with similar dense designs to the exterior, both inner and outer rims encircled by keyfret, Daoguang six character mark, 19th Century, height c. 9 cm; minor nicks, wear
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.