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Lot 189: XUANDE CHARGER WITH PARROTS & POMEGRANATE MOTIF
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Sturdily potted with gently rounded sides terminating the bracket-lobed mouth rim, central interior hand painted with flowering and fruiting ripe pomegranates abundant. Eight detached uptala sprays radiating around the low foot ring, the broad everted mouth rim with a band of 'LingZhi' scroll within double-line. The conforming exterior decorated with stylized seasonal floral sprays. The underside base left unglazed revealed grayish-creme unglazed and burnt orange dark-brown spots in the firing. Mark under exterior rim, a seal mark, of six blue script - KaiShu- characters, XuanDe Reign Period of Great Ming.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 3" H x 16-1/2" Diam.
Date: Ming Dynasty