Nonya Enamelled Straits Chinese Chrysanthemum Bowl, mid 19th Century
Please refer to our stock # 1159 when inquiring.
**SOLD** through our Liverpool shop April 2018
A moulded porcelain chrysanthemum shaped bowl decorated on the outside in blue and white enamels with stylized scrolling lotus flowers and bats 'Fu' (good luck). Incorporated within this pattern are three overglaze red and gold 'Shou' (long life) characters. The base carries the iron red reign mark of the Daoguang emperor (1821-1850). This item was made in China, in the mid 19th Century, for export to the Malaysian "Straits" Chinese community. For similarly decorated wares please see page 58 "Straits Chinese Porcelain" by Ho Wing Meng (pub 1983) ISBN 9971 65 074 6.
Condition: excellent - no damages and no restoration.
11.8cm / 4.5 inches diameter.
For some additional pictures please view item #1699 on our Liverpool shop website at www.69aliverpool.co.uk