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Ming - Wanli - Blue and White Bowl - circa 1560 China

Diameter 35.20cm [13.86inches]
External Height 16.20cm framed height [inches]
Medium Porcelain
Description Ming porcelain blue and white large bowl made at Jingdezhen for the Islamic market. Sixteenth Century c1580.
Painted to the outside and inside with leaf shaped panels of stylised lotus flowers below a band of a geometric design. The base to the inside is painted with a large stylised flower.
The lotus flower was seen as growing from mud but blooms white it is associated with purity and beauty and is the emblem of summer as that is when the blooms are at their peak.
The size of the bowl makes potting difficult without warping but this is excellently potted with a very good colour and in goodcondition
Condition very good one very small rim frit
gbp 4800.00 (Pound Sterling)
Stock Code 5791
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