A FINE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
- Diameter 5 1/4 in., 13.2 cm
Sotheby's London, 14th November 2001, lot 109.
Kangxi mark and period bowls of three different sizes from the Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, were included in the exhibition Qing Imperial Porcelain of the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Reigns, Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1995, cat. no. 26; a pair in the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, is illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1998, pl. 153; a single bowl from the collection of C.P. Lin was included in the exhibition Elegant Form and Harmonious Decoration, Percival David Foundation, London, 1992, cat. no. 121; and a pair was included in the Hong Kong Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition Ch’ing Polychrome Porcelain, Fung Ping Shan Museum, Hong Kong, 1977, cat. no. 32.
See also a pair of slightly larger bowls in the Palace Museum, Beijing, included in the exhibition Kangxi. Empereur de Chine, Musée National du Château de Versailles, Versailles, 2004, cat. no. 59; and a slightly smaller bowl, also from the Qing Court collection and still in Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, Hong Kong, 1999, pl. 135.