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Ming dynasty dating from the Wanli reign 1573 - 1619

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  • Xupes Reference OR1207007
  • Age Ming dynasty dating from the Wanli reign 1573 - 1619
  • Condition The bowl is offered in exceptional condition without loss or restoration. There is a very fine hairline within the body of the bowl and a firing defect within the glaze in the base of the bowl but these certainly do not detract. A rare and stunning bowl and a must for any discerning collector!  View More Details



    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.


    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.


    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • We offer this rare antique Chinese porcelain Ming dynasty bowl decorated with a Kraak underglaze blue design with a central figure and with naively decorated panels with beast heads painted around the rim and dating from the Wanli or transitional period circa 1600. The rounded bowl has a shaped and lightly fluted rim and is very finely made with a slight translucency to the porcelain. The bowl is painted with panels containing naively painted floral designs with beast heads above and arranged around the inside rim of the bowl with a central rounded panel containing a figure in a landscape within the base of the bowl. The outside rim is painted with simple designs and the bowl is typically not marked.

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