21 - 22 March 2013
A PAIR OF GREEN AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED 'DRAGON' BOWLS
QIANLONG SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD
The exterior of each bowl is incised with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flames and two cruciform clouds above rocks and waves, all under a dark aubergine enamel reserved on a green ground.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., stands, box (2)
The Rende Zhai (House of Benevolent Learning) Collection, acquired in Hong Kong 1949-1960s.
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