PD07.18
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MELON SHAPED CHINESE BOWL

DATE OF MANUFACTURE Late 19th century
MAKER Kuen Wo
DIMENSIONS 20.5 cms diameter x 10.5 cms high
WEIGHT 590 gms
PRODUCT CODE CE.PD07.18

A late 19th century Chinese Export silver melon shaped  bowl with eight panels .  Each panel has an applied decoration of a  different motif – bamboo for resilience , plum blossom for new beginnings chrysanthemum that bloom through the frost , irises for wisdom , peonies for plenty, fuchsia for abundance and there is a panel left plain for engraving.

This combination of motifs could have meant that this bowl was originally a wedding or anniversary present

Kuen Wo is a fine maker and the quality and weight of this bowl reflects this

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Product Description

A late 19th century Chinese Export silver melon shaped  bowl with eight panels .  Each panel has an applied decoration of a  different motif – bamboo for resilience , plum blossom for new beginnings chrysanthemum that bloom through the frost , irises for wisdom , peonies for plenty, fuchsia for abundance and there is a panel left plain for engraving.

This combination of motifs could have meant that this bowl was originally a wedding or anniversary present

Kuen Wo is a fine maker and the quality and weight of this bowl reflects this

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Weight field_560e8d32e6d3c lbs

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