SET OF THREE CHINESE TRANSITIONAL BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BOWLS, MID-SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.Est. $600-$800
Sold: $420 ($350)
Each painted around the exterior sides with sprays of chrysanthemum, lotus and camellia heightened with incised white flowerheads, within butterflies, scattered fruit and foliage, the interior with a pavilion and mountains in a landscape. Diameter 7 ¼ inches.
Provenance: Two, “The Private Collection of Captain M. Hatcher,” Christie’s Amsterdam, February 14, 1985, lots 127 and 128; the third, “East & Orient Company, lot 37, 1 pc.,” each bearing a label.