Lot 2
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A WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHEONIX' BOWL QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
21,250 USD
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Description

  • Ceramics
  • Diameter 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm
with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior vividly decorated with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', separated by a pair of descending phoenix, all below a band of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' and ruyi motifs at the rim, the interior with a medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon reaching for a 'flaming pearl', the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue 

Provenance

Christie's London, 13th November 2001, lot 125. 
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