Lot 410. A rare blue-ground copper-red 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.8 cm. Lot sold: 604,800 HKD (Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD). (C) 2021 Sotheby's
Property from an old Hong Kong family collection.
Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd May 1978, lot 96.
Note: A pair of similar bowls in the T.Y. Chao Family Foundation collection was exhibited and illustrated in Julian Thompson, Ming And Ch'ing Porcelain From The Collection Of The T.Y. Chao Family Foundation, Hong Kong, 1978, cat. no. 77.
Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 30 November 2021