A LATE MING BLUE AND WHITE STEMBOWL
JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
The bowl with rounded sides and flaring rim raised on a slightly tapering stem, the exterior painted with two striding five-clawed Dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst clouds and fire-scrolls, between double-lines around the rim and ruyi around the base, the stem with lingzhi sprigs, the interior with a single dragon in the medallion (hairlines)
5 3/4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam.