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Lot 3628. A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000  HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s.

the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the exterior with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a dragon and a flaming pearl, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 october 2014