A PAIR OF WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWLS

DAOGUANG SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD

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A PAIR OF WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWLS
DAOGUANG SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD
The exterior of each bowl enamelled with striding green and red dragons amidst flower sprays in pursuit of flaming pearls divided by two descending phoenixes, all beneath a band with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, interspersed with ruyi-heads, the inetrior with a dragon and flaming pearl, enamels worn
5¾in. (14.8cm.) diam. (2)
Literature
A similar example is illustrated by van Oort, Chinese Porcelain of the 19th and 20th Centuries, pl. 17.

Another pair of bowls, formerly in the E.T. Chow Collection, sold in our London Rooms, 11 December, 1989, lot 220.
Exhibited
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 44
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 44
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