Lot 14
Two Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bowls
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th and 20th century, includes a porcelain bowl hand painted in underglaze blue, the well is decorated with five claw dragons encircling a flaming pearl and along the interior side are a parade of five claw dragons amidst fire strands, the wide rim is painted with waves, the exterior sides of the bowl are decorated with the Eight Buddhist Treasure motifs, with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark to the underside, and a shallow well porcelain bowl hand painted with a pair of phoenixes flying amidst large peony blooms, ruyi motifs encircle the wide rim, the underside with an apocryphal six-character Qianlong mark within two blue circles.

Largest 2 1/2 in., 11 5/8 in. diameter

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Dirt and staining to surface on phoenix bowl; largest with a rim chip.