• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 208

    A WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL

    DAOGUANG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50)

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    A WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL
    DAOGUANG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50)
    Decorated on the exterior with a green and an iron-red enamelled dragon in pursuit of flaming pearls, alternating with two descending phoenix with outstretched wings and long tail feathers, all amidst meandering leafy scrolls and below a band containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a long-bodied scaly dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam.


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