02 juin 2011

A Fine and very rare Ming blue and white stembowl. Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

A fine and very rare Ming blue and white stembowl. Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The bowl with an everted rim, painted on the exterior and interior well with peony scrolls, the interior with a central medallion of three lotuses, raised on a slightly flared columnar support decorated with a continuous band of lotus scrolls, all within double-line borders, the reign mark evenly spaced on the interior of the stem foot; 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam., box  Estimate... [Lire la suite]