A Green-And-Yellow-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl. Jiaqing Seal Mark In Underglaze Blue And Of The Period (1796-1820). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012
The deep rounded sides are incised with two dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of flaming pearls and separated by ascending phoenixes above a petal lappet border. The interior is decorated with a circular medallion enclosing a stylized shou character. All of the decoration is in green glaze reserved on an egg yolk-yellow ground. 4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) diam. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000
清嘉慶 黃地綠彩龍鳳呈祥盌 六字篆書款
Notes: Compare the very similar Jiaqing-marked bowl sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 1 December 2010, lot 2830.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza