Lot 1513. A large blue and white bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th centuy, 14 in. (35.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 7,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016
The exterior of the vessel is painted with a continuous riverscape including numerous pavilions, pagodas and sampans, with a similar riverscape in a medallion in the center of the interior and in a border below the rim.
Provenance: Dr. Ralph C. Marcove (1929-2001) Collection, New York.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part I, 17 - 18 March 2016, New York