8 November 2016
AN UNDERGLAZE COPPER-RED-DECORATED 'DRAGON' BOWL
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The bowl is finely incised and decorated to the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.
From the collection of Mr. William Merton, acquired in the early 20th century.
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