Of rounded sides rising to the slightly everted rim, well painted on the exterior with two dragons striding through clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls and on the interior with three cloud scrolls encircled by a double-line border below band of classic scroll at the rim, the base inscribed with a six-character Cheng-Te mark.
Approximate diameter 8.7 inches.
Provenance: From the collection of Captain Edward Pearce, Annapolis, Maryland.
Auction Date: November 9, 2019
Estimate: $1,500 - 2,000
Sold for: $1,560