18 June 2002
A GREEN AND YELLOW INCISED 'DRAGON' BOWL
Underglaze-blue Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-35)
The steep rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, the exterior finely incised and enamelled in green with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls among cloud and flame-scrolls above breaking waves and rockwork around the base, cracked
5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam.
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