Sotheby's Australia
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Two blue white kendi Ming dynasty, Wanli period

(2)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500

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one decorated with a figure seated in a lakeside garden; the other with alternating panels of prancing horses and floral sprigs

(2)
20.5 cm high; 19 cm high

  • Lot Sold $1,500 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,830 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Condition Report

One Kendi - small areas where glaze not adhered on the shoulders. Slight bubble pits around the mouth rim. Some chips to footrim. The spout opening slightly irregular in shape. The other kendi - a hairline crack running under the edge of the mouth knop approx 4cm. The spout with three small hairline cracks running from the rim approx 1cm. Some bubble pits around the edge of the mouth knop. Some chipping to footrim.

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