An aubergine and green 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi mark and period

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Lot 243. An aubergine and green 'Dragon' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); diameter 4 3/8 in., 11.3 cm. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD. photo Sotheby's 2010

the body incised and painted in aubergine with two dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst scrolling clouds and above crested waves on a rich green ground

Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1950s - 1960s.

Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York