10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
A WUCAI BOWL, TRANSITIONAL (MID 17TH CENTURY)
the body of squat form with a very slightly waisted neck and flaring rim, painted to the exterior in iron-red, green and yellow enamels with cranes in flight amongst intricate cloud scrolls and Buddhist precious objects -- 7 7/8in. (20cm.) wide.
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Scholars’ objects were the luxury goods of their time — but they represented much more than monetary wealth