17 - 18 September 2015
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A BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS POND' BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The deep, rounded sides are decorated on the exterior with a continuous scene of a lotus pond, with water birds either wading in the water or in flight above, the decoration repeated in a medallion in the bottom of the interior below a diaper band at the rim. A four-character mark, Xinlin chunyan ('Spring banquet in the apricot grove'), is in underglaze blue within a double circle on the base.
8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam.
Michael L. Vermeer, Atlanta, Georgia.
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