15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A SMALL WUCAI BOWL
WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)
Finely potted with shallow sides rising to a rounded rim, the exterior painted with seven immortals standing and seated in a landscape setting, all below a narrow band of lingzhi scroll, the interior with a winged, horned dragon in flight amidst clouds within a double-line border
3 7/8 in. (19.8 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
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A Japanese private collection.
Please note that this bowl was previously sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 3 December 2008, lot 2544.