The Property of a Gentleman
A rare doucai 'dragon' bowl
Kangxi six-character mark and of the period
Superbly potted with steep curved sides resting atop a circular straight foot, the interior with a circular medallion featuring a flaming coiled dragon amongst foliate scrolls, the exterior with further four similar medallions between two frieze of ruyi-head bands at the foot and mouthrim, all finely enamelled in brilliant colours of green, red, yellow and outlined in blue, the base with a six-character kaishu mark in underglaze-blue within double circles.
Chinese Works of Art
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