A fine blue-ground polychrome enamel 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi | 清康熙 藍地紅綠彩趕珠雲龍圖盌 《大清康熙年製》款
A fine blue-ground polychrome enamel 'dragon' bowl
Mark and period of Kangxi
清康熙 藍地紅綠彩趕珠雲龍圖盌 《大清康熙年製》款
finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior vividly enamelled in red, green and yellow with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst flames and cloud wisps in pursuit of flaming pearls, all reserved on a washed underglaze-blue ground, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a similar green dragon, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark within a double circle
In good overall condition.
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Sotheby's Hong Kong, 31st October 1995, lot 544.