7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'LANDSCAPE AND POEM' BOWLS, KANGXI (1662-1722)
each finely potted with steep sides and flaring rims, painted in shades of cobalt blue on the exterior with three figures in conversation in a mountainous riverscape, beside a poem, the interior with a sketchily-drawn boulder and foliage in a central roundel, Chenghua six-character marks to base -- 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. (2)
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