Lot 181. Two yellow and green-glazed bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 1/2 in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's.
the exterior enameled in green with eight peaches issuing upright from leafy stems radiating from a ruyi border, below a floret diaper band at the rim and ruyi border above the foot, the interior with a roundel of a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all reserved on a lemon-yellow ground, six-character mark in brown within a double circle, wood box and cover (4).
Provenance: Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Gary and Hope Prescott, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013