Lot 1376. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 5 7/8 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018
The exterior is decorated with two descending phoenixes between green and iron-red dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs, below a band of Buddhist emblems alternating with ruyi heads joined by a blue line, and the interior with an iron-red dragon leaping after a flaming pearl, all within blue line borders.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 - 14 September 2018