A large blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

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Lot 58. A large blue and white 'dragon' bowl, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566); 37 cm, 14 5/8  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's

the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, freely painted around the exterior in cobalt-blue tones with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst fire and ruyi cloud scrolls and above a ruyi band, the interior with a dragon medallion

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, London, 11 may 2016, 10:00 AM