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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 8 November 2011
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AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW ENAMEL 'DRAGON' BOWL

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Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000
ca. US$39,526 - US$63,241
Price realised:  £51,650
ca. US$81,660
Lot number 316, Views: 28

AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW ENAMEL 'DRAGON' BOWL
KANGXI UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW ENAMEL 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) With rounded sides steeply rising to a slightly everted rim, finely painted to the exterior with two five-clawed dragons striding through clouds and flames in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' above a band of overlapping lotus petals encircling the base, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a further dragon, all decorated in yellow enamel reserved on a deep cobalt blue ground 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 8 Nov 2011
Address: Christie's
8 November 2011, London, King Street