PROPERTY FROM A DANISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE CIRCULAR PLAQUE
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
well painted with a scene depicting two scholars on horseback approaching a large building with multiple stories and terraces set in a garden behind tall walls, followed by their attendants, the pavilion with another scholar and his attendant, the foreground with a pair of cranes and deer, tall gnarled pine trees and bamboo, with tall cliffs and wavy clouds in the distance, all surrounded by a double-line border
Diameter 36.7 cm, 14⅜ in.
There are general wear, scratches and minor firing imperfections through out, a tiny glaze flake to the left, and nicks to the lower edge. Some discolourations are visible to the back.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Collection of Ole Olsen, Copenhagen.
Winkel & Magnussen, 4th May 1953, lot 444.
Winkel & Magnussen1953年5月4日，編號444