Lot 1054
  • 1054

A BLUE AND WHITE 'ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER' BOWL QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD |

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Diameter 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm
the exterior painted in various blue tones with a scene of Sun Feihu besieging the monastery with a gang of bandits, and the subsequent scene of the young scholar Zhang Sheng and attendant monks seeing off the bare-chested Huiming as he departs to join General Du in their defense, the interior centered with a medallion enclosing three boys playing in a garden, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle

Provenance

Collection of M. Drexel Rutherford.
Parke-Bernet Galleries New York, 3rd December 1965, lot 82.
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