An incised yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl  Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Lot 57
An incised yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £73,250 (US$ 122,539) inc. premium
Auction Details
An incised yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl  Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Lot Details
An incised yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowl
Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Delicately incised around the exterior with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls above a band of foaming waves and rocks at the foot, covered in a warm yellow glaze neatly stopping at the rim and covering the foot, the interior glazed white, box.
15cm (5 7/8in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Sotheby's London, 6 December 1994, lot 188
    The Inder Rieden Collection

    Compare a similarly decorated but smaller (12.3cm diam.) bowl, illustrated by Yau Hok Wa, ed., Shimmering Colours: Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods: The Zhuyuetang Collection, Hong Kong, 2005, Catalogue no.124.
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