18 June 2002
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' BOWL
Underglaze-blue Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-95)
With inverted bell-shaped sides, the exterior painted with two striding five-clawed dragons among cloud and flame-scrolls, the interior with a dragon in a medallion, all reserved on a bright lemon-yellow-enamel ground
6¾ in. (17 cm.) diam.
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A similar bowl, possibly the exampe here offered, was sold Christie's Hong Kong, 1-2 October 1991, lot 858
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