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A fine wucai ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang. Estimate 100,000150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s.

the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the exterior with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band ofbajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a dragon and a flaming pearl, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark, 15 cm., 5 7/8  in.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong | 08 oct. 2014, 03:00 PM