Asian Art Auction

December 05, 2011

LOT 525
Blue and White Dragon Bowl, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
  • Blue and White Dragon Bowl, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

525

Blue and White Dragon Bowl, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Energetically painted with foliate tailed kuei dragons chasing lotus blossoms on a vine and leaf ground, cavetto with crossed Buddhist vajra silhouettes and ribbons
diameter 7.8" — 19.7 cm.
base marked – Yingdexuan boguzhi (Made in the antique style for the pavilion of moral obligation)

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $2,880

About artist/note:

Similar dragons can be seen on a Kangxi bowl though lacking the dense vine patterning and with apocryphal Chenghua mark in Christie’s South Kensington, November 7, 2008, lot 257.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Blue and White
Wares: Bowl