Small Chinese porcelain bowl with the Tao immortals and Shoulau, late Ming dynasty - SOLD

  • Antique Chinese porcelain
  • Antique Chinese porcelain
  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Very rare and fine Chinese export porcelain small bowl decorated in  underglaze cobalt blue and applied with the eight immortals of the Tao religion plus Shou lau in biscuit.

Diameter: 9,5 cm, 3 1/2 in.

Last quarter 16th century, Ming dynasty.

Bibliography:
-Oriental Ceramic Art, The Collection of W. T. Walters, by S. W. Bushell, for one with pierced trellis-work;
-The World Great Collections, Oriental Ceramics, Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London, Vol. 6, by M. Medley, cat. 157, for one with pierced trellis work from the S. E. Kennedy Collection.


Stock Number: 1.6044
This item is sold.