A yellow and green 'dragon' bowl Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Lot 105
A yellow and green 'dragon' bowl
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,177) inc. premium

Lot Details
A yellow and green 'dragon' bowl Qianlong seal mark and of the period
The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
A yellow and green 'dragon' bowl
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Rising from a short foot to a flaring rim, decorated in a bright translucent green glaze with two five-clawed dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst stylised flames and cloud scrolls, above rocks projecting from breaking waves, all reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior white. 15.4cm (6in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    清乾隆 黃地綠彩龍紋碗 青花「大清乾隆年製」篆書款

    來源: 意大利私人收藏

    Compare a pair of related bowls from the Inder Rieden Collection, Qianlong seal marks and of the period but with a scroll border at the rim, which was sold in these rooms, 10 November 2011, lot 84. Compare also a very similar bowl but with a Yongzheng mark and of the period, from the Meiyintang Collection, which was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 7 April 2007, lot 9.
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