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A famille rose octagonal bowl, Daoguang Period (1782-1850).

The bowl, which is 19cm. in diameter, is decorated with children flying kites and practicing archery.
Famille rose enamels, predominently pink and purple in tone, were first developped in the early years of the 18th Century, possibly around 1720, in the last years of the reign of Kangxi, the third Qing Emperor(1622-1722). They were subsequently much copied by European porcelain manufacturers.


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