A pale-green glazed eggshell porcelain bowl Incised Yongle four-character mark, 18th century
Lot 6
A pale-green-glazed bowl Incised Yongle four-character mark, 18th century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,300 - 4,900

Lot Details
A pale-green glazed eggshell porcelain bowl Incised Yongle four-character mark, 18th century A pale-green glazed eggshell porcelain bowl Incised Yongle four-character mark, 18th century
A pale-green-glazed bowl
Incised Yongle four-character mark, 18th century
The bowl exceptionally thinly potted, the interior carefully incised at the centre with the Yongle nian zhi mark in seal script and on the sides with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, the exterior undecorated, all covered with a glaze of delicate pale green hue, stopping neatly at the foot and rim.
13.5 cm (5¼in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 天青釉暗刻龍紋薄胎碗 「永樂年製」篆書刻款

    Provenance: a European private collection and thence by descent
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