Price

£4950.00

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Chinese 17th century pair of wucai bowls made at the start of The Emperor Kangxi's reign (1662-1722).  painted in the wucai palette with underglaze blue and over glaze enamels of burnt orange, green green and yellow.  Made between 1662 - 1680

The design is referred to as either lantern patter or brocade ball.

The outside is painted with a lantern or brocade ball  being of canopy flanked  with a canopy flanked by tied auspicious emblems including halberds and pearls.  Halberds are one of the precious items.

The canopy is one of the auspicious group - bajixiang  the halberd is a pun for good luck as both are pronounced 'Ji'

There is a leafy and flower border to the inside of the rim

Square seal mark to the base with a John Sparks label for provenance..

There is a feint pin prick tattoo from an earlier Chinese collector to the centre

Dimensions

14cm diameter

Price

£4950.00

Condition report

feint collectors tattoo to the centre

Stock number

6362

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  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
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