21 - 22 March 2013
A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL, LIANZI WAN
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The bowl is well potted with deep, rounded sides painted around the exterior with petal lappets, each enclosing a lotus plant, and reserved on a cell ground. The center of the interior is painted with a circular roundel of a scholar's rock positioned by a garden fence on a rocky ledge above a lotus pond. The base bears an apocryphal Xuande mark.
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam.
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