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A RARE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL

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Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000
Price realised:  US$52,500
Lot number 3506, Views: 8

A RARE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL
WANLI PERIOD, LATE 16TH CENTURY
A RARE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL WANLI PERIOD, LATE 16TH CENTURY The bowl is raised on a narrow, circular foot and the flaring rim is concealed by a metal band. The exterior is decorated with a continuous river landscape including mountains and clouds, fishermen and farmers, with small birds flying above. The interior is decorated with a central medallion enclosing another river scene. The base bears a square seal reading tai ge jia qi ('Precious vessel for the Lofty Pavilion´). 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: An Era of Inspiration: 17th-Century Chinese Porcelains from the Collection of Julia and John Curtis
Date of the auction: 16 Mar 2015
Address: Christie's
16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Center