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A FINE YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Diameter 4 1/8  in., 10.4cm 
delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, the exterior incised with two striding five-clawed dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', all above a border of ruyi-heads circling the foot, the rim bordered with a classic scroll band, the interior centered with a medallion enclosing a shou character, the designs all picked out in green against a bright yellow ground, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 21st June 2002, lot 219. 
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