A rare blue and white 'dragon' 'dice' bowl (Bo), Mark and period of Xuande | 明宣德 青花雲龍紋缽 《大明宣德年製》款
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A rare blue and white 'dragon' 'dice' bowl (Bo)
Mark and period of Xuande
明宣德 青花雲龍紋缽 《大明宣德年製》款
the interior with a six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle, wood stand (2)
Diameter 10⅜ in., 26.5 cm
In very good general condition. A 6mm wide shallow chip or flaked kiln grit to one side of the rim; and section of light polished fritting to the other. The interior with characteristic wear, possibly very slightly polished. Overall with surface wear consistent with age and type, and minor firing imperfections.
整體品相良好。口沿見一長約 6 毫米的淺磕或原始粘砂剝落，另見一處轻微毛口，略經打磨。盌內見正常表面磨損，可能略經打磨。整體見正常表面磨損及微細窰燒瑕疵。
Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to
leave the United States.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Collection of Leon (d. 1961) and Max (d. 1942) Friedman, acquired in China between the 1920s and 1940s, and thence by descent.
Leon (1961年逝) 及 Max (1942年逝) Friedman 收藏，1920年代至1940年代之間得於中國，此後家族傳承