Lot 5187: A YELLOW GROUND GREEN ENAMEL 'PHOENIX' SQUARE BOWL
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Well-potted and of square section, the exterior with green-enameled and incised with alternating panels of flying phoenix amidst clouds and flowers, the interior base with lingzhi sprig flanked by a phoenix and crane, the rim with a wide band of incised floral scrolling, all decorated in green enamel on a yellow ground, the base with a six-character Jiajing mark. Ming Dynasty Jiajing period.
Notes: Compare a similar yellow ground green enamelled square bowl, featured in Sekai toji zenshu, vol. 14, Tokyo, 1976, p. 81, no. 82-83
Dimensions: Height: 2 5/8 in (6.7 cm) Width: 5 1/8 in (13 cm)