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5368 | Chenghua period, Ming dynasty A BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL’ BOWL

A BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL’ BOWL

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Size: D15.5cm

Signed and dated: Chenghua period, Ming dynasty

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 450,000



PROVENANCE
· The Si Yue Tang Collection
· Sotheby’s London, 11 November 2004, lot903; from the Collection of the Late J.B. Da. Silva
With steep sides rising to a slightly flared rim, the exterior of the bowl painted in variegated cobalt tones with a continuous scroll of foliate stems issuing flower blossoms, the interior similarly decorated with interlocking floral and stems pattern, the motif framed between a double line at the rim and further plain bands encircling the foot,, covered overall with an unctuous glaze.