25 septembre 2017

A small wucai jar and an enameled and underglaze-blue-decorated molded bowl, Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 16th-17th century

A small wucai jar and an enameled and underglaze-blue-decorated molded bowl, Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 16th-17th century

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Lot 52. A small wucai jar and an enameled and underglaze-blue-decorated molded bowl, Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate: USD 500 - 800 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The first is a wucai baluster jar decorated with figures, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, with a four-character fu gui jia qi inscribed on the base. The second is a bowl, 17th century, with applied figures and molded fretwork and an apocryphal Chenghua mark on the base. Jar: 4⅝ in. (11.7 cm.) high. Bowl: 3⅝ in. (7.6 cm.) diam.

Provenance: Jar: Mr. and Mrs. Lee Van Cheng and Co.
Bowl: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1909 (Rogers Fund)..

Christie's. The Art of China: Online Autumn Sale


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