• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 369

    A Small White Porcelain Foliate Bowl

    JOSEON DYNASTY (15TH-16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Small White Porcelain Foliate Bowl
    Joseon dynasty (15th-16th century)
    Modelled in the shape of a flower with seven petals that are defined on the exterior by incised, slender s-curved lines, the corolla represented by a raised ring within an incised circle in the cavetto, the vessel covered by a blue-tinged clear glaze; circular foot rim unglazed and with kiln grit, recessed base glazed
    4 1/16in. (10.3cm.) diameter; 1 5/8in. (3.3cm.) high


    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

    For another foliate bowl, see Itoh Ikutaro, ed., Yuen no iro shitsuboku no katachi Rhee Byung-chang korekushon/Color of Elegance, Form of Simplicity: The Beauty of Korean Ceramics from the Rhee Byung-Chang Collection (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1999), pl. 98.