11 May 2015
A FINE AUBERGINE-GLAZED INCISED 'DRAGON' BOWL
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The bowl is finely incised to the exterior with a pair of dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst flames and above a border of waves. The foot is further incised with a border of key-fret above a double line. The bowl is covered overall in an iridescent rich aubergine glaze.
6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 April 2007, lot 714.
With S. Marchant and Sons, London.
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Qing Mark and Period Monochrome and Two Coloured Wares, S. Marchant and Sons, London, 1992, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 58.
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