new design times

Porcelain Box


PERIOD: 16th Century

A BLUE AND WHITE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619) The domed cover painted in deep cobalt-blue with a raised medallion containing cranes in flight amidst peach and lingzhi sprigs interspersed with wispy clouds and auspicious emblems, the rounded sides of both box and cover with quadrilobed cartouches with pairs of cranes to either side of a peach or linghzi fungus, flanked by further auspicious emblems, reserved on a wan diaper ground, the rims with raised bands containing a continuous lingzhi scroll, all within double line borders 11

PRIX: $17000