London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A CLOISONNE ENAMELLED BOWL, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
with gently rounded sides and raised on a short foot, decorated in vibrant enamels to the interior with the four horses of Muwang galloping above foaming waves, the interior roundel with a yellow double vajra motif upon a turquoise ground, the exterior with scrolling lotus on a similar turquoise reserve -- 7 7/8in. (20cm.) wide.
Bluett, London, Label to base.
Purchased from Bluett and Sons Ltd, 17th October, 1979.
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