A RARE WUCAI DOUBLE-GOURD EWER AND A COVER WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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- Porcelain and wood
painted in underglaze blue and enamels, the lower bulb with cockerels and birds in a garden landscape of flowering peonies growing amidst pierced rockwork, with further birds amidst peonies painted to the upper bulb, divided by a band of keyfret at the waist, the high loop handle and carved spout painted with blossoming vines, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within double circles, with an associated cover, Japanese wood box (4)
Christie's London, 13th November 2001, lot 145.