18th Century Chinese Export Famille Rose Bowl With French 19th Century Ormolu Mounts
Item # 9213
An exquisite 18th Century Chinese Export Famille Rose bowl fitted with French 19th century ormolu mounts. The stunning centerpiece is raised on an ormolu square base with rounded corned decorated with rosettes, scrolled feet and foliate accents. The fluted socle has foliate garlands and a berried laurel wreath. Above is the richly hued Famille Rose bowl with wonderful green and rose foliate abound with birds and fanciful butterflies throughout. The bowl is fitted within four large and opulent scrolled ormolu handles decorated with acanthus leaves and accented with female busts. At the top of the bowl is an impressive pierced border of capitals and foliate designs.