A small white-glazed moulded ‘dragon’ waterpot, guan, 18th century. Estimate HK$ 70,000 – 90,000 (€7,300 – 9,300). Photo Bonhams.
The finely potted jarlet moulded around the broad shoulders and tapering body with two ferocious dragons in flight amidst ruyi scrolls, all between upright plantain leaves encircling the foot and ruyi-heads enclosing the rim, covered in a thick and lustrous milky-white glaze, small silver ladle. 6.6cm (2 5/8in) wide (2).
BONHAMS. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 27 Nov 2014 14:30 HKT – HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY