Lot 3008
  • 3008

A BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX' BOWL MARK AND PERIOD OF JIAJING |

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 HKD
Sold
625,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

  • 13 cm, 5 1/8  in.
the curved rounded sides rising from a domed base, painted to the exterior in bright cobalt-blue tones, depicting a pair of phoenix in flight amongst a composite floral meander, the interior similarly painted with a central medallion enclosing a single phoenix, below a frieze of four further phoenix each grasping a floral spray in its beak around the rim, the concave base with a six-character reign mark within a double circle

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 14th December 1976, lot 110. 
P.C. Lu & Sons, Hong Kong, 1979.
Christie's New York, 20th September 2005, lot 257.
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