London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A LARGE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE HU VASE
WITH WIDELY FLARING NECK, PIERCED PINE BRANCH HANDLES AND SLIGHTLY SPREADING FOOT, PAINTED WITH A BROAD BAND OF STYLISED CHRYSANTHEMUMS AND SCROLLING FOLIAGE, ALL WITHIN BORDERS OF FLOWERS AND LEAVES AND GEOMETRIC DESIGNS, THE NECK WITH GUEI DRAGONS AND FURTHER FLOWERS -- 22½IN. (57CM.) HIGH, (STAR CRACK TO BASE).
SEE COLOUR PLATE 98.
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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