Lot 9548, A blue and white dish with bird and floral decoration, Vietnam, late 15th-early 16th century. Estimate US$ 500 – 700 (€440 – 620). Photo Bonhams.
The curving walls painted on the interior with a meandering floral scroll band between double-lined borders and a bird perched on rockwork in a bamboo grove across the floor of the well, the exterior walls painted with a jeweled lappet band and the recessed base covered with a chocolate brown wash (glaze degraded, crazed, some staining). 12 3/8in (31.4cm) diameter
Provenance: Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, Sale 1730O, Treasures from the Hoi An Hoard, 11-13 October 2000, originally part of lot 757, illustrated p. 28
Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 10:00 PDT – SAN FRANCISCO