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A CHINESE EXPORT PUNCH BOWL CIRCA 1750-60

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PERIOD: 18th century

A CHINESE EXPORT PUNCH BOWL CIRCA 1750-60 the gilt floral and foliate-scroll ground reserved on the front and reverse with an oval panel painted with either eight figures enjoying a fĂȘte champĂȘtre beneath two putti playing with a dolphin, or a peasant lady observing a gentleman whistling at a pair of fashionable sweethearts being further observed by a man accompanying another peasant lady riding on a horse, the sides reserved with a shaped square panel of either a cock perched on a branch amidst flowering plants, or a pair of blackbirds perched on branches, and the interior with colorful butterflies flitting around a lush flowering branch beneath a gilt shell-and-foliate-scroll border around the rim. Hair cracks on the rim.

PRIX: $30000

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