Lot 2582. A blue and white reverse-decorated 'Dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008
Painted in reserve on a blue ground depicting crashing waves with a pair of sinuous dragons in mutual pursuit of 'flaming pearls' amidst clouds and flame scrolls, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a single writhing dragon.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 3 December 2008