A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN,  WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN,  WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN,  WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN,  WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN,  WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
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PROPERTY FROM A BOSTON PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN, WANLI MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM A BOSTON PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN, WANLI MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD
Lot sold:189,000USD

Description

A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN

WANLI MARK AND PERIOD 

明萬曆 五彩松下高士圖葵花式折沿盆 《大明萬曆年製》款



of octagonal form, the interior freely painted with a seated figure approached by an attendant carrying a vessel, framed by a large overhanging pine tree, ornamental rockwork and ruyi-shaped clouds in the sky above, the deep lobed cavetto painted with eight pairs of similar scholars and attendants, repeated at the rim, the exterior painted with alternating lotus and lingzhi sprays below a formal floral meander, the base centered with a recessed glazed medallion inscribed with a six-character reign mark


Width 13¾ in., 35 cm

Condition Report

In overall good condition with wear to the glaze and enamels, particularly to the interior. Occasional flaking to the enamels and expected firing imperfections, typical of the type. The rim is very slightly uneven.


整體品相良好,釉面及彩有使用痕跡,尤見內部。彩有輕微失,正常使用痕跡與品類相符。口沿輕微不平整。


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 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.

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Catalogue Note

The unusual figural composition on the present basin is only found on one other basin, formerly in the Ataka Collection, now in the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, which has been extensively published, including most recently in Degawa Tetsuro, MOCO. Selected Masterpieces from The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, Osaka, 2019, pl. 75. Related designs composed of figures or Immortals are found on a small number of basins of the same form, including one sold in our London rooms, 11th December 1979, lot 309 and now in the Matsuoka Museum of Art, Tokyo; two 'Immortals' basins, the first included in the exhibition Chūgoku bijutsu ten series: Min Shin no bijutsu [Chinese Art exhibition series. The Art of the Ming and Qing dynasties], Osaka Art Museum, Osaka, 1980, cat. no. 1-104; and another sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29th September 1992, lot 483. 

A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN,  WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
PROPERTY FROM A BOSTON PRIVATE COLLECTION
A RARE LOBED WUCAI BASIN, WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
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