Lot 506
  • 506

A RARE PAIR OF YELLOW-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' BOWLSKANGXI MARKS AND PERIOD |

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
22,500 USD
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Description

each with deep rounded sides set over a slightly tapering foot and rising to an everted rim, the exterior painted in inky cobalt with two sinuous five-clawed dragons each in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flame scrolls and waves crashing into rocks below, the flame scrolls and some areas of the dragons raised in low relief, each dragon's tongue and 'flaming pearl' picked out in over-glaze iron red, all against a yellow-glazed biscuit ground, the interior with an underglaze-blue 'flaming pearl' with some of the flames picked out in iron red all within a double circle, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle; together with the original Parke-Bernet catalogue (3)
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