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A FINE FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED BOWL
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A FINE FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED BOWL

UNDERGLAZE BLUE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

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A FINE FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED BOWL
UNDERGLAZE BLUE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
With steep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot to a flaring rim, the exterior finely incised with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, enamelled in yellow, aubergine, black, lime and green, and glazed on biscuit with butterflies approaching blossoming branches, the interior and base glazed white
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam.
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A pair of similar bowls in the British Museum is illustrated by S. Vainker in Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, pl.154; another pair in the Victoria & Albert Museum, illustrated by Gulland in Chinese Porcelain, Vol.I, nos. 360 and 361; in Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol.12, pl.44; in The Catalogue of The Eumorfopoulos Collection, Vol.5, pl.XXXVIII, no.E200; and in Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, pl. XXXV, fig.1.
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