A DOUCAI CONICAL BOWL
YONGZHENG MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD
The widely flared sides decorated on the exterior with two dragons, one enameled in yellow, the other in green, each leaping amidst multi-colored clouds and above a band of cresting waves in pursuit of flaming pearls, all below a notched rim, crack--7 5/8in. (19.4cm.) diam.
See S. Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, pl. XCIV no. 3, for an identical pair sold at Christie's New York, June 28, 1984, lot 448; and another from the Avery Brundage Colection of Chinese Ceramics, Catalogue, pl. XXIIC