15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 11,875
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A small polychrome rouleau vase, Kangxi (1662-1722)
painted to the body with an iron-red sinuous dragon in flight, chasing a flaming pearl above foaming green enamelled waves, the ribbed neck with black enamelled bamboo sprays -- 10in. (25.5cm.) high, fitted box.
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