18 June 2002
A LARGE MING BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX' BOWL
Underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)
Painted on the exterior in even washes of cobalt blue with a pair of sinuous phoenix in mutual pursuit amidst stylised scrolling clouds between two parallel lines at the base and below the rim, the interior with a small central roundel enclosing two similar birds, rim chip restored, small rim chips and cracks
15¾in. (40cm.) diam.
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