An Aubergine and Green-Glazed 'Dragon' Bowl, Kangxi Mark and Period
the steeply rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the body finely incised and enamelled around the exterior in a dark aubergine with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' on a glossy green ground, the interior and base glazed white. diameter 5 1/4 in., 3.3 cm. Estimate 10,000—12,000 USD.
Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's