Handsome Chinese Export Porcelain Punch Bowl
Sold for $813
fourth quarter 18th century, richly decorated with large panels of mandarin decoration alternating with smaller panels framed in gilt scrollwork on a turquoise "chicken skin" ground, the borders with scroll-edged panels of puce diapering, on a hardwood stand.
h. 6", dia. 11"
Provenance: Estate of Edward "Ted" L'Engle Baker and Ann McDonald Baker, Jacksonville, Florida.
**Bowl with old, professional restorations throughout.
Rim with restorations and touch-ups around a 24" portion.
The most visible restored areas as follows in from the rim:
4" x 4" x 4"
3-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 3"
4-1/2" x 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" (this segment with a restored shattered area midway within)
Scattered restorations around the lower bowl where it joins the foot.
Bowl interior generally reglazed.
Very little of the above fluoresces with black light and is far more visibly clear with electrical lighting, LED flash light or natural light.
The stand good.