6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 9,375
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
TWO SIMILAR IRON-RED AND ENAMELLED DRAGON AND PHOENIX BOWLS, GUANGXU MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
painted to the exterior with vibrant iron-red and green enamelled dragons alternating with phoenix inflight with colourful fanned tail feathers, all amongst flowering blossoms and leafy tendrils, Guangxu underglaze blue six-character marks to base -- 5 7/8in. (15cm.) wide max. (2)
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