Lot 3116. An Aubergine and Green ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 11.4 cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2014.
the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, the exterior decorated with two scaly five-clawed dragons in mutual pursuit of a ‘flaming pearl’ above tumultuous waves, all against a green ground, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle.
Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 15th September 2010, lot 243.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Hong Kong, 08 Apr 2014