Lot 1814. An incised yellow enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Guangxu six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908); 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.
With deep rounded sides rising from a cylindrical foot, incised on the exterior with two dragons striding amidst flames in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' above a band of stylised waves encircling the base, all under an enamel of egg-yolk yellow tone, box.
Note: Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2 November 1994, lot 123.
Christie's Hong Kong. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 27 May 2008