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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 100

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWLS

    LATE MING DYNASTY

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    Estimate

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWLS
    LATE MING DYNASTY
    Each bowl is finely painted on the exterior in underglaze blue with a dragon and phoenix divided by a flaming pearl and stylised clouds. The interior is decorated with a central medallion enclosing a four-clawed dragon.The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a circle.
    5 3/4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam., boxes


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    Provenance

    Sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 November 1980, lot 226


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN