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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2582

    A BLUE AND WHITE REVERSE-DECORATED 'DRAGON' BOWL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE AND WHITE REVERSE-DECORATED 'DRAGON' BOWL
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Painted in reserve 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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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN