Lot 73. Two green and yellow-glazed 'dragon' bowls, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 in. (10.3 cm.) diamPrice Realised USD 9,375 (Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000). © Christie's 2021

One bowl is inscribed on the base with a Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). The other bowl is inscribed with a Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908).

ProvenanceBowl with Daoguang mark: Acquired in Florida, 1987.

Bowl with Guangxu mark: Acquired in Australia, 2001.

Literature: Bowl with Daoguang mark: Miami, Lowe Museum, University of Miami, Birds, Beasts, Blossoms, and Bugs in East Asian Art, 1991.

Christie's. Art of China and Japan, New York, 1 Dec - 14 Dec 2021