Lot 74. An enamelled 'dragon' meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 23.2 cm, 9 1/8 in. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. Lot sold £56,250 (€64,423). © Sotheby's.
the slender baluster body rising from a recessed base to a rounded shoulder and short narrow neck with everted rim, incised and brightly enamelled in blue, green and yellow with a large scaly dragon pursuing a flaming pearl.
Provenance: Collection of Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925) and thence by descent.