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A RARE IMPERIAL NUMBERED 'JUN' NARCISSUS BOWL EARLY MING DYNASTY

  • USA
  • 2011-03-23
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A RARE IMPERIAL NUMBERED 'JUN' NARCISSUS BOWL
EARLY MING DYNASTY, Of shallow circular form, the rounded sides gently curving down to a flat base supported on three ruyi-shaped feet, decorated on the exterior with a band of evenly spaced bosses between two narrow bands below the slightly incurved rim, a thick glaze of milky lavender tone mottled with purple flecks applied to the interior and exterior, thinning to a mottled lavender and olive-green below a second band of bosses around the base, and to a greenish-brown tone on the raised parts and feet, the base incised with the character san, 'three', and with a thinner brown glaze and a ring of eighteen spur marks revealing the gray body
Diameter 8 1/4 in., 21 cm

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