A LARGE BLACK AND RED LACQUER BOWL
A LARGE BLACK AND RED LACQUER BOWL

MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

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A LARGE BLACK AND RED LACQUER BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
The exterior is carved through the black lacquer to the red lacquer ground with four figural scenes set in landscapes, all between a petal border below and a diaper border above. The interior and foot are covered in black lacquer.
9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) diam.

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Lot Essay

This large bowl is comparable in shape and size to a red lacquer bowl (25.3 cm. diam.) carved with four shaped panels and with a key-fret band around the foot that is dated by inscription to 1541 (Jiajing period) illustrated by D. Clifford, Chinese Carved Lacquer, London, 1992, p. 95, pl. 68.

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