An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl.  Kangxi Mark and Period.. Photo Bonhams

Its curving exterior walls encircled by two dragons chasing flaming pearls amid clouds, their eyes dotted in black pigment and the recessed base centered with the six-character mark written in underglaze blue regular script within a double ring.: 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000

Property from the Collection of J. Lester Jervis

Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco