Lot 397. A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' wine cups, Jiaqing marks and period (1796-1820); height 2 in., 5cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010
each with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, well painted in iron-red with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming-pearls' amidst scrolling clouds, all above a short straight foot (2).
Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York