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Antique Chinese Ming Style Blue & White Imperial Porcelain Lotus Bowl For Sale
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A BLUE AND WHITE LOTUS BOWL MING BLUE AND WHITE STYLE
Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, painted in inky-blue tones to the interior with a central medallion containing a lotus borne on a leafy sprig, the exterior well decorated with four pairs of composite floral meander issuing peony, chrysanthemum, gardenia, lotus and rose blossoms below a lappet design at the rim and lotus petals radiating upward from the foot. Six character mark to the base. Measures 9" (23cm) in diameter. Wooden base is not included.
This piece is very similar to a bowl saleed at Christie's. Note the similarities in the painting style, rim, and mark. To be safe, we will sell this as a later example, use your own judgment when determining age.
Compare to a similar bowl sold at Christie's
Provenance: From a recent estate settlement
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