• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 188

    A MING BLUE AND WHITE DEEP BOWL

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MING BLUE AND WHITE DEEP BOWL
    16TH CENTURY
    The deep rounded sides with a flaring rim, supported on a short slightly tapering foot, the interior decorated with a central roundel depicting lotus, millet and reeds issuing from a flowing stream, within a lotus band and classic scroll to the rim, the reverse with similar band above lappets
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) diam.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Several examples of bowls similarly decorated from this period can be seen in Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum Istanbul, A Complete Catalogue II, Yuan and Ming Dynasty Porcelains, London 1986, p. 553-555.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium