With deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, this stembowl is supported on a tall slightly spreading hollow foot, decorated in anhua on the interior with a ruyi in the center and a offers a pair of dragons chasing a ‘flaming pearl’ around the sides. The exterior is plain and covered overall with an even creamy-white glaze.

Christie’s
Sale 2872
Lot 814

White-Glazed Ming Dynasty Stem Bowl
Ming Dynasty, Early 15th Century
Height: 4 3/4  in.
Estimate:  $20,000-$30,000
Sold: $87,500

PROVENANCE
Christie’s New York, 23rd March 1995, lot 94.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 29th October 2001, lot 560.