03-18-2017 03-18-2017
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00AMCalender

Wucai Enameled Bowl

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM


Wucai Enameled Bowl, China, Ming dynasty style, square with upturned bell-shape sides, resting on a raised square foot, decorated with bands of dragon-and-cloud designs in brown, green, and yellow enamels alternating with double and single line bands of underglaze blue, six-character Jiajing mark on base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 5 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

surface stain and scratches particularly in the well and mouth rims, loss of enamels to some areas.

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China, Ceramic art, Decorative arts, Glass, Glass art, Jewellery making, Jiajing Emperor, Manufacturing, Ming dynasty, Porcelain, Pottery, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel