• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    A WUCAI BOWL, TRANSITIONAL (MID 17TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Chait Galleries label to base.