7 June 2004,
Price realised GBP 16,730
GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A LARGE WHITE-GLAZED INCISED BOWL
UNDERGLAZE-BLUE JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)
With deep rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to a flaring rim, freely incised with anhua decoration around the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, above lotus petals around the base, the centre of the interior with a central dragon, covered overall in a white glaze of pale grey tone stopping neatly around the foot
11 5/8 in. (29.7 cm.) diam.
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Cf. a Jiajing bowl of this rare large size, and also decorated with dragons, sold in Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29 November, 1976, lot 460.
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