23 May 2012
A CHINESE YELLOW-GLAZED VASE
The oviform body with a tall neck and flaring mouth, incised all over with four writhing dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls and above crashing waves, all under a bright lustrous yellow glaze
12½ in. (31.6 cm.) high
Major M.H. Soames.
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Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 1948-1949, London, pl. 28 (top row), and p. 59.
Exhibition of Monochrome Porcelain of the Ming and Manchu Dynasties, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1948, no. 164.
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