08 janvier 2018

A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425)

A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 133. A Fine Early Ming White-Glazed Bowl with Incised and Anhua Decoration, Lianci, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 3/16in. (20.8cm.) diam. Falk Collection no. 250. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000Price realised USD 70,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2001

Finely potted with deep rounded sides incised on the exterior with leafy composite scroll bearing three chrysantheum blossoms alternating with mallow and camellia, below a keyfret border, the interior with anhua decoration of a small flower sprig below a wide band of lotus petals with molded outlines rising from the center to a narrow, wave band below the rim, all under a white glaze of subtle bluish tone, box and stand.

Provenance: M.C. Wang Collection, Shanghai.
Edward T. Chow Collection.
Mathias Komor, 1953. 

LiteratureH.D. Ling and E.T. Chow, Collections of Chinese Ceramics from the Hall of Leisurely Pastime, in two volumes, Hong Kong, 1950, vol. II, no. 86, pp. 64-5, where it is described as a pair [with listing no. 207/collection no. 249].
M. Komor, Imperial Porcelains of the Ming Dynasty, New York, 1951, no. 23, where it is also described as a pair [with listing no. 207/collection no. 249].  

Christie's. THE FALK COLLECTION I: FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART, 16 October 2001, New York

 


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