Antique Chinese Porcelain Bowl Description and Item Information Up for sale is this beautiful, old Chinese porcelain footed bowl. Please excuse the glare in the photos.This piece has a pedestal base. The famille rose style decoration was done in slightly textured enamels and smooth glazes.
The exterior is multicolored, with a white background. Its decoration includes flowers, birds, and butterflies. The interior has a turquoise blue glaze. This item stands approximately 3 1/8 inches tall. The rim has a lobed, floriform shape; the maximum width is about 8 1/4 inches.Unpacked, it weighs 1 pound 12.5 ounces. This would be a fine addition to a collection of antique Asian decorative arts. Identification This piece is antique, but the exact age is not known (likely circa late 19th to early 20th century). It has a red, six character mark beneath, which is somewhat indistinct, but it is likely a Tongzhi Nian Zhi type mark. Condition This piece displays well overall, even though it is not perfect. It has some wear, as expected with age and use; the interior has scratches and dullness (see Photo 4). To the interior rim is an edge chip, which was partially re-glued (see Photo 11; total length of chip is about 1 1/4 inches).
To the exterior rim, there is a 3/4 inch long incomplete chip, where the porcelain fractured, but did not chip off (see Photo 12). Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made.
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The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN FOOTED LOBED BOWL 6 CHARACTER MARK CHINA" is in sale since Tuesday, February 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Bowls". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped worldwide.