Lot 1005
  • 1005

A WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' BOWL DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 USD
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Description

  • Diameter 6 1/4  in., 15.8 cm
the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the exterior with two dragons each striding in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', divided by a pair of phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a central medallion enclosing an iron red enameled dragon and a 'flaming pearl', the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue

Provenance

Purchased in England, circa 1900, and thence by descent.
Collection of Nicholas C. Bucknall (1939-2014).
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