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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 185

Seven Chinese Porcelain Tea Bowls

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

pair with underglaze blue Chenghua mark, underglaze blue stylized frond decoration; two with Da Ming Nian Zhu mark, each similarly decorated with underglaze blue plant motifs; bowl with underglaze blue chilong decoration; bowl with underglaze blue dash decoration; bowl covered in a pale celadon glaze; largest 2 x 3-1/2 in.

Provenance: Hatcher Collection, Christie's; Richard Marchant Ltd., London, 1986 (pair with labels attached, accompanied by original receipt); Estate of Virginia B. Story, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina


one Ming mark example with repair to foot, hairlines; one Ming mark example with rim repair and hairline; chilong example with hairlines, chip to foot; other scattered chips/tiny flakes, firing cracks and flaws, scratches