An extremely rare wucai coral-ground bowl
Blue Kangxi yuzhi four-character mark and of the period
Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to an everted rim, richly and delicately enamelled around the sides with various flowering blooms, including peony, lily, camellia and crab-apple, borne on feathery leaves interspersed with buds, all reserved on a rich coral-red ground, the interior and base glazed white, the base inscribed with the blue four-character mark within a double square.
10.9cm (4¼in) diam.
Chinese Works of Art
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