Plate with birds, North Vietnam, Annam, Late 15th century

Lot 2047. Plate with birds, North Vietnam, Annam, Late 15th century. Estimate: 1,700 – 1,900 EUR (1,808 – 2,021 USD). Photo Van Ham Auction.

Cream-colored stoneware, painted under the glaze with blue-grey, back iron brown. In the mirror a pair of birds, probably magpies on bamboo over a rock. Ø 24.5cm. Condition B. Salvaged from a shipwreck. Surface matte. Supplement: With box.

Provenance: -Private collection Germany since the 1980s to 1997.
-Private collection Belgium since 1997.

Published: -John Stevenson & John Guy: Vietnamese Ceramics, A Separate Tradition. Seattle 1997. Fig. 279.

Van Ham. Asian Art, Auction 384 (08/12/2016) 

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