Lot 75. A moulded famille rose 'dragon and phoenix' bowl and cover, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($14,560 - $21,840). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.
The exterior of the bowl is elaborately moulded with a colourful phoenix and a gilt-decorated dragon, set against a background of crashing waves. The cover is moulded with the same design. The interior of the bowl and cover are decorated with a turquoise enamel.
The bowl 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam.
Christie's. INSPIRED THEMES: A FINE SELECTION OF CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 10 May 2016, London, King Street