21 September 2004
A COMPRESSED GLOBULAR BLUE AND WHITE BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Of compressed form resting on a slightly concave flat base, painted in vivid shades of blue on the sides with clusters of scholar's objects and animals, including a crane and qilin, interspersed with beribboned 'precious objects', all below a rounded rim
10½ in. (26.8 cm.) diam.
Christie's, New York, 2 June 1994, lot 304.
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