A Chinese Imperial dragon bowl, 20th century
A Chinese Imperial dragon bowl, 20th century. Well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a circular foot, the exterior finely painted with decoration in iron red on a white ground depicting a confronting five clawed Imperial dragon and a phoenix chasing a gilt highlighted flaming pearl amongst clouds. Apocryphal six character Yongzheng reign mark in underglaze blue on a white ground to the base. 5.4 in (13.6 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: March 2014