A Junyao-type tripod bowl. Ming Dynasty © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd
The deep lobed walls rising to the flattened six petals, raised on three lingzhi head supports covered overall with purple and lavender glaze stopping short of the legs and thinning around the rim and footring; wood stand. 21cm (8¼in) diam. (2).- Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, € 2,400 - 3,600, HK$ 25,000 - 37,000
Provenance: purchased from Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., London, on 18 February 1954.
A Greek private collection and thence by descent
Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 8 Sep 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com