Kangix period, 1662-1722
Diameter 14 cm，Height 6.5 cm.
the deep rounded sides rising steeply from a short straight foot to a flared rim, brightly painted in underglaze blue, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing fiercely among flames within a double-line border, the inner walls left white, the exterior similarly decorated with two five-clawed dragons striding among flames and clouds in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', above three tiers of pointed overlapping petals skirting the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double ring in underglaze blue.
Compare the similar bowl with yellow enamel, Sotheby's Auction, on 08. October 2018, HEIRLOOMS OF CHINESE ART FROM THE HOSOKAWA CLAN, Hongkong, Lot 3119.
Also compare the similar bowl with yellow enamel, Christie's Auction 15449, on 22.-23. March 2018, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, Lot 743.
Very similar bowl, POLY International Auction, on 15. July 2018, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Xiamen, Lot 0520.