Lot 243. A blue and white deep bowl, Chongzhen period, circa 1630. Estimate £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.