A fine Wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

A fine Wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (mark)

Lot 3704. A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)15.5 cm., 6 1/8  inEstimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 300,000 HKD (35,658 EUR)© Sotheby's

the 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 a dragon and a flaming pearl, within a 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