Lot 6
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AN EXTREMELY RARE 'QINGBAI' CARVED 'BOYS' MEIPING SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY

Estimate
2,500,000 - 3,000,000 USD
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Description

the ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a broad round shoulder and short narrow waisted neck with carinated mouth, boldly incised around the exterior with a luxuriant floral meander of lily and lotus blooms all borne on scrolling stems, disrupted on either side with a pair of freely incised figures of boisterous young boys, all within double-line bands, covered overall in a rich ice-blue glaze pooling to darker tones within the carved recesses and falling short of the unglazed foot revealing the off-white colored biscuit, Japanese double wood boxes
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