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.
White-Glazed Ming Dynasty Stem Bowl
Ming Dynasty, Early 15th Century
Height: 4 3/4 in.
Christie’s New York, 23rd March 1995, lot 94.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 29th October 2001, lot 560.