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bowl ||| sotheby's l15211lot8pfjpen

bowl ||| sotheby's l15211lot8pfjpen

Lot 106. A pair of yellow-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Xianfeng marks and period (1831-1861); 10.8cm., 4 1/4 inEstimate 3,000 — 4,000 USDLot sold 6,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

each deep rounded body rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, incised around the exterior with two five-clawed dragons and two phoenix in flight amidst fire scrolls, all above a lotus lappet band and covered overall in a bright yellow glaze.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 11 november 2015