3670
3670

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A TIBETAN-INSCRIBED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON MEDALLION' BOWL
MARK AND PERIOD OF WANLI
Estimate
150,000200,000
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3670

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A TIBETAN-INSCRIBED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON MEDALLION' BOWL
MARK AND PERIOD OF WANLI
Estimate
150,000200,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A TIBETAN-INSCRIBED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON MEDALLION' BOWL
MARK AND PERIOD OF WANLI
the deep rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a gently flared rim, richly painted to the exterior in bright cobalt blue tones, depicting four roundels formed from sinuous five-clawed dragons writhing amidst clouds, divided by pairs of the babao (Eight treasures) arranged in double registers, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a single large Tibetan 'All Powerful Ten'-style character, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle
15.9 cm, 6 1/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

Another Wanli blue and white bowl inscribed with Tibetan ‘All Powerful Ten’ style characters is illustrated in Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, pl. 11:100.

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