Lot 267. A blue and white ogee-shaped 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,900 - 2,500). Photo Bonhams.
Elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, finely painted to the exterior in strong vivid shades of blue with two sinuous five-clawed dragons striding amongst scrolling flames and billowing clouds, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a further dragon amidst flames. 16.9cm (6 5/8in) diam.