A yellow-ground green-enameled 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Kangxi mark and period. Estimate 8,000-12,0000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior incised and enamelled green with two striding dragons and two flying phoenix amidst flames and cloud scrolls, above a band of lappets at the foot, the interior with a shou character, the white-glazed base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle - 12cm., 4 3/4 in.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM