Lot 1299. A blue and white bowl, late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013
The deep, rounded body is decorated on one side with a scene of boats sailing in a river landscape, and the reverse with a rider on a donkey approaching a pagoda in a stylized mountainous landscape, repeated in a roundel in the bottom of the interior.
Provenance: S. Marchant and Son, London.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September 2013