Lot 49: Rare Yuan Dynasty Guan attached with the Earliest Business Trademark at Base
October 29, 2016
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
Description: This is a Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368) Guan with drama story and figures. It depicts the story of 108 gangsters in Liang Por Hill. In this Guan, it depicts one of the gangsters called Ding De-suen. The base has a label with Chinese characters meaning the owner of the Kiln which made this Guan. It is believed that it is the first business trademark in China, possibly in the world as well.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: H 10 7/8 in.