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A Fine Yellow-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl. Kangxi Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's

of deep rounded form, finely incised around the exterior with a pair of dragons pursuing a 'flaming pearl' above crested waves and amid wispy clouds, the central medallion similarly incised with a striding dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', covered overall with a rich translucent egg-yolk yellow glaze, the base glazed white . Diameter 6 3/8 in., 16.2 cm - Estimate 40,000-50,000 USD

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York. 14 september 2011 www.sothebys.com