886
886
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'FIGURAL' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, TIANQI / CHONGZHEN PERIOD
Estimate
20,00030,000
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886
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'FIGURAL' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, TIANQI / CHONGZHEN PERIOD
Estimate
20,00030,000
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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'FIGURAL' BOWL
MING DYNASTY, TIANQI / CHONGZHEN PERIOD
the deep rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, the exterior painted in inky cobalt tones, one side with a young official traveling with a group of military officers carrying a palanquin, another side with two boys leading a buffalo by a cord tied to the animal's nose, gusts of clouds swirling all around obscuring the mountainous landscape and dividing the scenes, the interior centered with a medallion enclosing a scholar reading beneath a rocky overhang, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, the rim bound in metal, Japanese lacquer cover and Japanese wood box (4)
Diameter 14 1/8  in., 35.9 cm
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