Lot 3104. A pair of copper-red decorated 'dragon' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 inEstimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKDLot Sold 680,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

each potted with rounded sides elegantly rising from a slightly tapering foot, gently flaring at the rim, softly pencilled on the interior with a central medallion of a ferocious dragon, the exterior similarly decorated with five dragon roundels, the countersunk base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle.

ProvenanceSotheby's Hong Kong, 28th April 1992, lot 161.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011