7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
A WUCAI BOWL, DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD (1822-1851)
painted to the exterior in underglaze blue, iron-red, green, yellow and aubergine enamels with alternating dragons and pheonix amongst flowering blossoms, the rim decorated with the bajixiang and ruyi-head motifs, the interior well with a further dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst thunder bolts, underglaze blue seal mark to base -- 6 3/16in. (15.7cm.) wide.
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