A Chinese imperial porcelain thinly potted yellow ground green dragon bowl, incised on the exterior with two five claw dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, amongst stylised clouds and flames, above a band of interlocked ruyi heads and beneath a single scroll branch with leaves, the interior carved in the well with a shou character, within a double incised ring in green glaze, the base with a six character mark of Kangxi within a double ring in underglaze blue and of the period, 1662-1722.
4 1/16 inches, 10.2 cm diameter.

*Private European collection.

*A similar pair of bowls were sold by Sotheby’s Hong Kong in their auction of the Edward T Chow Collection, Part One, Ming and Qing Porcelain, 25th November 1980, no. 146, pp. 138/9.

Condition: excellent, miniscule thin flake to interior rim.

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