29 mars 2018

A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'Dragon' bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'Dragon' bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908) 

A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'Dragon' bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908) 

Lot 2319. A fine pair of yellow-enamelled incised 'Dragon' bowls, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. (2). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012

Each bowl is finely incised on the exterior with two dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' above cresting waves and rocks. Both are covered with a deep and rich yellow enamel.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 28 November 2012, Hong Kong

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