A yellow-glazed bowl Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

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Lot 45
A yellow-glazed bowl
Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Sold for £ 28,800 (US$ 35,293) inc. premium
Ming and Qing porcelain from the Palmer Collection

Sold by order of Hiscox Insurance Company Ltd.
(lots 42-53)
A yellow-glazed bowl
Jiajing six-character mark and of the period
The short foot ring rising to rounded sides and a flared rim, covered overall with a rich yellow glaze, the foot ring left unglazed.
9.2cm (3½in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer
    Palmer Inventory no.430, where it is stated that the bowl was purchased in May 1936 for £35.

    Compare a bowl of the same size in the British Museum, illustrated by J.Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, fig.9:73. A related, slightly smaller bowl (7.5cm diam.) in the Palace Museum, Beijing is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Monochrome Porcelain, Vol.37, Hong Kong, 1999, p.49.
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