Lot 180. A yellow-glazed 'dragon' bottle vase, Xianfeng six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 6,755 - USD 13,510). Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The bottle vase has a tall slender neck. The body is incised under the yellow glaze with five writhing five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst clouds and flames.
Provenance: Mura collection, England, no. 26