A Blue and White 'Three Kingdoms' Bowl, Gang

Lot 28. A Blue and White 'Three Kingdoms' Bowl, Gang, Circa 1640; 18cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 91,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's

the deep rounded sides rising to a lipped rim, painted to the exterior with a scene from Sanguo Yanyi (Romance of the Three Kingdoms) depicting warriors by a river landscape, the base with an apocryphal six-character Jiajing mark

ExhibitedChinese Ceramics of the Transitional Period (circa 1620-1680 A.D.) from the Collection of Mr & Mrs Peter Thompson, Hull University, Hull, 1985, cat. no. 96.

Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson. London, 07 nov. 2012