London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE TAPERING OVIFORM VASE
PAINTED WITH THREE GAMBOLING BUDDHISTIC LIONS CHASING BROCADE BALLS AMONGST CLOUD SCROLLS AND PRECIOUS OBJECTS, THE SHORT NECK WITH A RUYI HEADS AND WHORL DESIGNS -- 14IN. (35.5CM.) HIGH, KANGXI, (SCATTERED FIRING SPOTS).
SEE COLOUR PLATE 77.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru