A FINE BLUE AND WHITE 'LINGLONG' BOWL FROM THE HATCHER CARGO C.1643
1.500 € - 2.500 €
Description:China, Chongzhen period 1628 - 1644
D. 9,2 cm
The deep sides are cut through to leave a reticulated `Cash` design. The circular panels are decorated with landscapes, some of which are by water. The base is unglazed.
Important Southern German private collection, acquired through Frieder Aichele from the sale of the Hatcher Cargo, Christie's Amsterdam, 14. 3.1984, probably one of the six pieces from lot 196
A very similar Transitional Porcelain bowl is illustrated in: Chinese Ceramics of the Transitional Period 1620-1683 (China Institute in America, Stephen Little, 1983), page 72, plate 24. Reticulated blue and white bowls of this design and size were recovered from the Hatcher Cargo, see: Fine And Important Late Ming And Transitional Porcelain, Recently Recovered from an Asian Vessel in the South China Sea. Property of Captain Michael Hatcher. Christie`s Amsterdam, 14 March 1984 - Very minor traces of age