Lot 3310
  • 3310

AN OUTSTANDING BLUE AND WHITE TANKARD MARK AND PERIOD OF XUANDE |

Estimate
12,000,000 - 18,000,000 HKD
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Description

modelled after an Islamic metal or jade form, the globular body painted with an undulating flower scroll with alternating lotus and hibiscus blooms between two lappet bands, the cylindrical neck moulded and painted with further lappets, below a band of dots along the rim, the handle with a protruding flange, painted with a foliate scroll and terminating to a trefoil pencilled with an aster spray, inscribed with a horizontal six-character reign mark on the globular body just below the petals opposite the handle, the recessed base unglazed revealing the buff-coloured body
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