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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1867

    A RARE LATE MING WUCAI BOWL

    Price Realised  

    A RARE LATE MING WUCAI BOWL
    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)

    With steeply rounded sides rising from a high foot, the exterior painted with four Daoist immortals each standing in a landscape setting before a pine tree and separated by geometric-pattern pendent tasselled lanterns, all below a band of lotus blooms and above a band of cloud scroll around the foot, the interior with a central medallion of a dragon writhing around a flaming pearl below a band of ruyi sprigs at the rim
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam., box


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