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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 213

    A Blue and white bowl, underglaze blue Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Blue and white bowl, underglaze blue Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)
    with rounded sides and flaring rim, painted to the exterior with stylised hibiscus flowers and scrolling leafy tendrils, the raised foot with ruyi-head border, the interior well decorated in wucai amd gilt enamels with the shuangyu, paired fish Buddhistic symbol -- 5 7/8in. (15cm.) diam, fitted box.


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