1411
1411

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimation
5 0007 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
1411

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimation
5 0007 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
the rounded sides supported on a short, tapered foot, the exterior painted with four caparisoned mythical creatures each bearing a lotus blossom on its back with a trigram floating in a medallion above, flame scrolls and cloud wisps between the striding animals and the 'Islands of Immortality' rising from the waves below, all between lappet and chevron borders, the interior with a central medallion encircling a qilin and a diapered border at the rim with reserved shaped cartouches enclosing cranes, the base with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark
Diameter 14 in., 35.7 cm
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