Title: A Canton puce-decorated ‘duck and lotus’ marriage bowl
Period: Early 20th Century
Dimensions: Diameter 15.2cm
The bowl has decoration of a continuous scene in a lotus pond of three pairs of ducks below a band of dragons chasing flaming pearls. The interior has a medallion enclosing a pair of Mandarin ducks below a band of lanca script at the rim. The base has a 4 character mark reading Lüwu Jiu’an.