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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1760

    A RARE DOUCAI 'DRAGON' BOWL

    Price Realised  

    A RARE DOUCAI 'DRAGON' BOWL
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

    With deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim from a straight foot, finely painted on the exterior with four alternating aubergine and green five-clawed striding dragons interspersed with multi-coloured clouds above rockwork and breaking waves, all between a double band around the rim and another around the foot, the interior enamelled with a single green dragon in a medallion
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam.


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    Previously sold at Christie's London, 17 June 2003, lot 52.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN COLLECTOR