15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A PAIR OF BROWN, YELLOW AND CREAM-GLAZED GREEN-GROUND BOWLS
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each with widely flaring sides and slightly everted rim, incised in the center of the interior with a sprig of lingzhi, the exterior with sprays of magnolia, chrysanthemum, lotus and peony, all picked out in brown, yellow and cream reserved on the green ground, with a lingzhi mark in underglaze blue within a double circle on the base
8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam. (2)
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Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY
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