Lot 3829. A rare late Ming wucai bowl, Wanli six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1573-1619); 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price Realized HKD 920,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011
With shallow rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim from a short foot, painted in underglaze and enamelled on the exterior with nine children at play in a landscape scene, below a band of stylised waves around the rim, the interior with a simplified dragon within double-circles, blue borders at the interior rim and foot ring, box.