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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 231

    A large Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein klapmuts' bowl

    WANLI (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    A large Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein klapmuts' bowl
    Wanli (1573-1619)
    The central roundel decorated with a bowl of peach, bamboo and chrysanthemum, below shaped panels in the deep well containing buddhistic symbols, the everted shaped rim with taotie masks divided by trellis ground lappets reserved with flower-heads, fritted rim
    36.7 cm. diam.


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    Provenance

    Fa.A.C. Beeling & Zn., Leeuwarden, The Netherlands