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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1866

    A LATE MING BLUE AND WHITE 'PALACE' BOWL

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    A LATE MING BLUE AND WHITE 'PALACE' BOWL
    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1573- 1619)

    The finely potted bowl supported by a short foot, rising to a slightly everted rim, painted in a rich underglaze-blue, the exterior encircled by scrolling leafy bands bearing six lotus flowerheads between double-line borders, the interior plain
    3 in. (7.4 cm.) high, Japanese wood box


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    The present bowl is an interpretation of a Chenghua 'Palace' bowl of similar decoration such as one illustrated in the Catalogue of the Special Exhibition of Ch'eng-Hua Porcelain Ware, Taipei, 2004, p. 49, no. 23.

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