Refined gathering II—selection of marchant and Japanese collection of ming porcelain

5367 | Wanli period,(1563-1621 AD) A VERY RARE WUCAI‘DRAGON’BRUSH

A VERY RARE WUCAI‘DRAGON’BRUSH

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Size: L16cm

Signed and dated: Wanli period,(1563-1621 AD)

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 3,400,000


Wanli Six-Character Mark
PROVENANCE
• An Important Japanese Collection
• Exhibited at Kochukyo

the bulblous body with a long cylindrical handle surmounted with a pointed knop,the sides painted with two dragons,one blue and one red,both in pursuit of a‘flaming pearl’amidst scattered scrolling clouds above crashing waves and tall rocks on the rim,all below a band of underglaze-blue ruyi-heads and a row of scrolling clouds,the top painted with four floral sprays surrounding the knop further decorated with a single floret