WUCAI BARBED-RIM 'NARRATIVE' DISH, TIANGI / CHONGZHEN PERIOD, freely painted with a wandering scholar carrying a package over his shoulder and walking beside rapids, 21cm diam Provenance: Marchant & Son London, May 1998, the collection of Dr Carew Shaw. Exhibited: The World in Colours, Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition, 2006, no.85. Note: dishes of this palette are thought to have been made for the Japanese market. For a very similar dish see Tokyo National Museum, Toji Taika, vol.45, pl.89. For dishes from the group sold at auction see Christie's 19th September 2007, lot 287; and Bonhams London 5th November 2007, lot 205.
Estimated Price £500-1000 . To Be Sold In The Asian Art - Including the Anthony du Boulay Collection - Sale Date 11th November 2019
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