A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (mark)

Lot 3703. A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)12.7 cm., 5 in.Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD (74,287 EUR)© Sotheby's

the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, the exterior enamelled with a green and a red scaly dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a central medallion enclosing an iron-red dragon soaring amidst green flames next to a flaming pearl, all within an underglaze-blue double-line border repeated around the rim, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art, Hong Kong, 07 april 2015