A fine late 19th century Chinese Imperial yellow-ground porcelain bowl, finely potted and painted to the exterior with alternated pattern of iron-red bats, gilt 'shou' medallions and blue swastikas, with details picked out in gilt, all reserved on Imperial yellow-ground, two gold rings around the foot and the top rim further gilded, interior and underside glazed white, the base neatly inscribed with the six-character Guangxu mark in kaizhu script and of the period. (Wooden stand not included)
REFERENCE : A very similar but slightly larger in size Guangxu mark and period bowl was previous sold in our Trocadero shop. Compare also an Imperial yellow ground Guangxu mark and period bowl, identical in size and similar design is illustrated in an old Chinese published antique porcelain price guide. (see last image)
DATE : Chinese, Qing Dynasty, mark and period of Guangxu (1875 – 1908).
MARK : iron-red six-character Guangxu mark on base.
SIZE : approximately 3 1/8" (8 cm) high; 6 3/4" (17 cm) diameter.
CONDITION : in excellent condition with minor gilding and glaze wear; a small and very faint rim hairline of about 1 cm. No chips or any other damage, and no repair.
SHIPPING : Inclusive.