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Lot 221: CELADON-GLAZED INCISED BOWL MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY 30cm diam
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
CELADON-GLAZED INCISED BOWL
MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
the steep rounded sides incised on the exterior with a meander of flowering peony between a key-fret border at the mouth and a band of upright leaves encircling the foot, the interior finely carved with a wave pattern with combed detail encircling a central medallion, applied overall with a sea-green glaze
Some firing faults to glaze in places.
Interior wear and surface scratches.
Good overall appearance with signs of age.
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 4th September 1975.
For a very similar bowl from the 15th century, see Sotheby''s sale in their New York rooms on 17th March 2015, lot 22.