25 September 2020
A RARE BLUE AND WHITE BOWL
ZHENGDE FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1506-1521)
The bowl is decorated on the exterior with the with four large lotus roundels below a narrow band of wan diaper, with a further lotus medallion on the bottom of the interior within a double circle.
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam.
Christie's New York, 25 March 1998, lot 183.
Christie's New York, 22 March 2007, lot 300.
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A very similar bowl is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 35 - Blue and White Porcelain with Underglaze Red (II), Hong Kong, 2000, p. 82, no. 76
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