04 juillet 2010

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai dragon and phoenix bowl. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing and of the period, 1796-1820.

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai dragon and phoenix bowl. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing and of the period, 1796-1820. photos courtesy Marchantwith slightly flared rim, painted with a green and iron-red dragon in pursuit of flaming pearls, separated by two swooping phoenix birds, all amongst flowers and foliage, beneath a band of the bajixian, alternating with ruyi-heads, the well of the interior with a similar iron-red dragon medallion, encircled by two underglaze blue double rings; 5 1/8 inches, 13cm diameter.... [Lire la suite]