A Shiwan jun-type narcissus bowl , Ming dynasty

Lot 314. A Shiwan jun-type narcissus bowl , Ming dynasty. 26 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD (4,030 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.

the rounded sides supported on three ruyi feet, rising to an indented incurved rim, covered overall in a streaked purplish-blue glaze pooling to creamy-white towards the bottom, the interior glazed mushroom-brown and the base dark brown, wood stand.

Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection, Hong Kong, 30 nov. 2017, 02:00 PM