28 April 1997,
Price realised HKD 80,500
HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000
AN EARLY MING WHITE-GLAZED BOWL
ENCIRCLED XUANDE SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
Potted with deep, rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, above a short, tapered foot, covered overall in an even creamy white glaze
8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) diam.
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Two bowls of this size and reign mark are illustrated. One by Jenyns, Ming Porcelain, pl. 61A (ii), in the British Museum; another in illustrated in Mayuyama, Seventy Years, vol. I, no. 769.
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