Lot 182. A copper-red 'Dragon' bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 7 3/4 in., 19.8 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 4,688 USD. © Sotheby's.
of pear shape with a tall cylindrical neck, decorated with a copper-red dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amongst clouds, the base unglazed.
Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th December 1979, lot 629.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013