17 - 18 September 2015
A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The exterior is decorated in vibrant shades of cobalt blue with two sinuous dragons chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds. The interior has a central medallion enclosing a further five-clawed dragon.
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diam.
Private collection, New York, acquired in the 1960s, and thence by descent to the current owner.
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