Provenance: From a reputed Dutch private collection of Chinese porcelain, originally located in Friesland. Old collector label to base bearing the acquisition date ‘90’, the inscription ‘Kang Shi’ and an inventory number.
Condition: One single hairline extends from lip to well. The sound of the bowl is still good. Two small chips to lip. See detail images on www.zacke.at. Few firing imperfections and old wear. Overall still superb appearance!
Weight: 441.9 grams.
Dimensions: Diameter 19.8 cm.
Go or Weiqi is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent. The game was invented in China more than 2,500 years ago and is believed to be the oldest board game continuously played to the present day.