Lot 2
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A RARE DOUCAI 'DRAGON ROUNDEL' BOWL KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • porcelain
the rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a straight rim, painted in underglaze blue and bright enamels with four dragon and cloud roundels, flanked with pairs of cloud scrolls, the interior base painted with a stylised dragon amidst a leafy flower scroll, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue

Provenance

Christie's New York, 13th September 2012, lot 1508.

Catalogue Note

A closely related bowl in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, Hong Kong, 1999, pl. 202; and a pair was sold in our New York rooms, 16th September 2009, lot 194.
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