3 November 2009
A WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL
QIANLONG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
Brightly decorated to the exterior with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, alternating with descending long-tailed phoenix, all amidst meandering leafy scrolls and below a band containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, at the rim, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of the flaming pearl
6 in. (15 cm.) diam.
Christie's London, 13 November 2001, lot 126.
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