A blue and white 'deer and cranes' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

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Lot 418. A blue and white 'deer and cranes' bowl, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Diamètre: 32 cm. (12 58 in.)Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price Realised EUR 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021

ProvenancePrivate European collection, assembled in the 1980s and 1990s by the current vendor's father, then by descent within the family.

Note: The bowl is decorated with an auspicious design as both cranes and deer are symbolic of longevity.

Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 4 June - 25 June 2021