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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 205

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL

    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE (1723-35)

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE (1723-35)
    Painted in reverse on a blue ground depicting crashing waves with a pair of sinuous dragons in mutual pursuit of 'flaming pearls' amidst clouds and flame scrolls, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a single writhing dragon
    5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam.


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