Lot 9547A, A good underglaze blue barbed rim dish with traces of overglaze decoration, Vietnam, late 15th-early 16th century. Estimate US$ 1,500 – 2,500 (€1,300 – 2,200). Photo Bonhams.
The central well painted with a landscape roundel of distant hills and foreground rocks amid foliage framed by a scalloped lotus petal band, the curving walls with a band of alternating outlined and jeweled lotus petals beneath further cloud scroll on the stepped lip, the decoration showing ghost images and traces of of lost polychrome enamels on the degraded glaze layer, the exterior walls repeating the jeweled lotus petal theme and the recessed base covered with a chocolate brown wash (glaze layer degraded and stained, minor rim frits). 14 1/2in (36.8cm) diameter
Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS, 10:00 PDT – SAN FRANCISCO