London, South Kensington
11 November 2015
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWLS
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
Each bowl is densely decorated to the exterior with two sinuous five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl, below a band of bats and clouds to the mouth and a band of waves encircling the foot.
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam.
Sotheby's London, 7 December 1995, lot 176.
Property from a European Private Collection.
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