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Lot 0037
Dimensions: 6-1/2 H" x 10-1/4" Diam.

Stunning, Chinese Ming Dynasty Wanli Reign Period, Wucai color fruit box. Chinese porcelain covered box is sturdily potted in a compressed globular form, thick potted, slightly flattened round box, with rounded cavetto, and correspondence dome lid, with slightly domed lid, raise on wide slight round ring foot base. All reserved hand painted ornamentations are rendered in clean white underglaze base color which contrast against the Wucai design color. Wucai or five-color shades and tones, brightly painted in Wucai design, Opaque colors around the exterior, between the filling motif decorated in colorful vivid sgraffito ground of uptala. The top surface decorated with group of children playing during celebration lantern festival amidst landscape scene, surrounded variegate plants, enclosed within double blue rings. The lower body with array of blooming flower in yellow, blue, and red color. Bordered with band of key fret pattern on both rim. Reserved in various color hand painting over plain white underglaze ground. Framed behind auspicious patterned ribbons and bold blue lines. The porcelain conformed all required specimen to be high valued Chinese porcelain wares, with finest material, the whiteness, the glaze, the carving, and the shape. Without overlap the outlines of the design, well carved, clear, subtle, and distinct. The Lines of the drawings are clear, the light and dark shades are subtle. The colors are harmonious, elegant and exquisite, the composition is sophisticated, simply a feast for the eye. The clay is very fine, with a brilliant glaze finish that was applied by a meticulous, the shape is uniformly proportioned.

Mark on under base, a vertical six underglaze script characters reign mark, enclosed within double fine rings, Wanli Reign Period of Great Ming Dynasty.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
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Dimensions

in

Starting Bid

$500

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WANLI WUCAI LIDDED FRUIT BOX

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000
11h
7m
25s
$5000 bids
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