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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 320

    A Chinese blue and white 'klapmuts' bowl


    Price Realised  


    A Chinese blue and white 'klapmuts' bowl
    Chenghua six character mark, Kangxi (1662-1722)
    Decorated to the exterior with a continuous garden scene depicting ladies and boys at playful pursuits, the interior roundel with three boys at play in a garden, all below ogival panels of peach reserved on a diaper-pattern ground at the rim, rim chip, minor frits
    21 cm. diam.

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