16 March 2015
A CONICAL BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWL
SHUNZHI PERIOD (1644-1661)
The conical bowl is painted on either side of the exterior with a four-clawed dragon amidst flames and a flaming pearl. The interior is decorated with a central medallion containing a circular shou character.
8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam.
Acquired in the 1980s.
Collection of Julia and John Curtis.
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