1045
1045

PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION

A rare iron-red 'fish' bowl
Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi/Zhengde period
Estimate
300,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 360,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1045

PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION

A rare iron-red 'fish' bowl
Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi/Zhengde period
Estimate
300,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 360,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong

A rare iron-red 'fish' bowl
Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi/Zhengde period
well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a high slightly tapered foot to a flared mouthrim, the exterior painted in rich iron-red enamel with four carp swimming in mutual pursuit, their scaly bodies and fins detailed with fine lines incised through the enamel, all between a double-line border at the rim and triple line at the foot, the interior with a single carp, within a double-line border repeated at the rim, the base slightly domed
16.1cm., 6 3/8 in.
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Provenance

From the Collection of Edward T. Chow.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25th November 1980, lot 26. 
Christie's Hong Kong, 28th October 2002, lot 683. 

Literature

Cecile and Michel Beurdeley, La Ceramique Chinoise, Friborg, 1974, pl. 104.

Catalogue Note

An unmarked dish with this decoration was sold in our London rooms, 15th July 1980, lot 93; and another dish with a four character Zhengde mark, from the collection of Mrs. Enid Lodge and the late Brodie Lodge, included in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition Polychrome Porcelain of the Ming Dynasty, London, 1950, cat.no. 39, was also sold in our London rooms, 10th December 1968, lot 118.

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong