KENDI EN PORCELAINE BLEU BLANC DYNASTIE MING, XVIE - XVIIE SIÈCLE | 明十六至十七世紀 青花蛙式軍持 | A blue and white 'toad' kendi, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century
800 - 1,200 EUR
Collection Particulière Française | 法國私人收藏
800 - 1,200 EUR
Collection Particulière Française
KENDI EN PORCELAINE BLEU BLANC DYNASTIE MING, XVIE - XVIIE SIÈCLE
A blue and white 'toad' kendi, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century
en forme de crapaud et décoré avec naturalisme, la base laissée sans glaçure, la prise à décor végétal et de pétales stylisés
16,5 cm, 6½ in.
16.5 公分， 6½英寸
The Kendi is in overall good condition with only expected original firing imperfections. The surface glaze is rather matte and decayed indicating that the piece is likely coming from a shipwreck. The underglazed blue remains quite vivid and the overall decoration and potting of good quality.
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