Lot 43
  • 43

AN OUTSTANDING UNDERGLAZE-RED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM' DISH MING DYNASTY, HONGWU PERIOD

Estimate
25,000,000 - 35,000,000 HKD
Sold
40,980,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

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the thick curved foliate walls rising to an everted rim with sixteen corresponding barbed bracket foliations, all supported on a low circular tapered foot, painted on the interior in a light copper red transmuting from strawberry to puce, with a chrysanthemum spray with four large blooms among evenly spaced foliage and buds in the centre, surrounded by formal lotus sprays on the cavetto, the blooms alternately closed and opened revealing the stamens, all encircled on the rim with a stylised border of crested waves, the exterior repeated with further lotus sprays and waves, all beneath a transparent glaze, with the unglazed base covered with an iron-red wash

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