A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi | 清康熙 黃地綠彩雲龍戲珠紋盌 《大清康熙年製》款
A yellow-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' bowl
Mark and period of Kangxi
清康熙 黃地綠彩雲龍戲珠紋盌 《大清康熙年製》款
The bowl is in very good condition with just a minuscule approx. 0.1 cm glaze flake to the inner rim at the 1 o'clock position of the mark.
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Collection of Henry Mazot (1882-1956).
The pair to this bowl was included in the exhibition Qing Porcelain from Three Private Collections, S. Marchant & Son, London, 2019, cat. no. 8. A similar pair of bowls from the Edward T. Chow collection was sold in these rooms, 25th November 1980, lot 146; and another was included in the exhibition Qing Mark and Period Monochromes and Enamelled Wares, S. Marchant & Son, London, 1981, cat. no. 23.
This bowl was acquired directly from the family collection of Henry Mazot (1882-1956), who lived and worked in Beijing from the 1920s for the Bank of Indochina where he served as Chairman.