A fine blue and white ogee 'Dragon' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong


A fine blue and white ogee 'Dragon' bowl, Seal mark and period of QianlongEstimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's

finely potted with ogee sides rising from a short foot, the interior centred with a deep cobalt-blue medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing sinuously amidst flames, the exterior with a pair of dragons soaring amidst flames and ruyi-shaped cloud swirls, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark - 17.2 cm., 6 3/4  in.

ProvenanceCollection of J.F. Woodthorpe (1897-1966).
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 9th October 2007, lot 1568.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 07 oct. 2015