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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 151

    A set of three and a pair of Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein kraaikom' bowls

    WANLI (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    A set of three and a pair of Chinese blue and white 'kraak porselein kraaikom' bowls
    Wanli (1573-1619)
    Each moulded with steep sides and slightly upturned rim, painted to the inner medallion with a bird perched on rockwork, the set of three bowls painted to the exterior with panels of 'symbols', the pair with panels of chrysanthemums, birds and insects between ribbons, rim chip and frits
    12.5 cm. diam. (5)


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