Chinese Pink Flowered Hand Painted Bowl
Chinese Pink Flowered hand painted Millefleur Famille rose bowl, Lovely vibrant pink flowers are the motif for this beautiful item, starting with inside the bowl center and in each of the four panels surrounding the center flower; then also around the the top lip of the bowl. The exterior continues with the same floral design but is highlighted with a dainty lilac coloured flowers around the outer upper rim which like the inside is backgrounded with gold. Famille rose, meaning 'soft colours', enamel ware allows a greater range of colour and tone, and allowing more complex images, such as flowers, figures and insects. Millefleur means having a background sprinkled with representations of flowers. This piece, judging by the mark is likely to be a Qianlong Nian Zhi - Qianglong Period Made from the early 60's or prior. The bowl measures; Height: 2 3/4" (7.0cm), Diameter bowl: 6 1/8" (15.5cm), Diameter base: 2 1/4" (5.9cm), with a Bowl depth: 2 3/16" (5.6cm), and Weight: 11.1oz (314g).