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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOWL

    WANLI (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOWL
    WANLI (1573-1619)
    The deep rounded flaring sides rising from a short slightly spreading foot, decorated to the exterior with a band of Buddhist lions with brocade balls amongst cloud scrolls, the interior with a central roundel depicting ducks amidst lotus, within a band of lappets and an outer band of horses and waves below a floral scroll to the rim
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.


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    A few bowls with comparable designs are illustrated by Brinker and Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, Asia Society Galleries, New York, 1989, nos. 87-90.

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