A blue and white deep bowl, Chongzhen period, circa 1630

Lot 243. A blue and white deep bowl, Chongzhen period, circa 1630Estimate £300 - 400 (€380 - 510). Photo: Bonhams.

The gently curving sides with incised dragons chasing flaming pearls, all covered in a rich cobalt blue, the interior with floral sprays in underglaze blue, all raised on a high foot rim. 18.3cm (7 1/4in) diam.

Provenance: An American private collection.

Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE