A fine and rare wucai yellow-ground 'dragon and phoenix' bowl
Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
The exterior delicately and densely enamelled in translucent iron-red, green, aubergine, coral-red and painted in blue with two five-clawed dragons striding along the side and grasping at a flaming pearl ahead of them, divided by two flying phoenix with green plumage and coral-red heads, the delicate primrose-yellow ground further enriched with multi-coloured coils of cloud vapour, the interior plain except for a group of small green enamel dots. 15.3cm (6in) diam.
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