6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A BLUE AND WHITE DRAGON BOWL, KANGXI (1662-1722)
painted to the centre with a curled dragon, surrounded by three dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst thunderbolts, the underside with dragons above rockwork and foaming waves, Jiajing six-character mark to base within a double circle -- 8 7/8in. (22.5cm.) diam.
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