Lot 298
  • 298

AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW-ENAMELED 'DRAGON' DISH QIANLONG SEAL MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate
40,000 - 50,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Diameter 9 7/8 in., 25 cm
of saucer shape with lipped rim, the interior well painted with a dragon leaping in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' among flames and cloud scrolls, the cavetto with two further dragons also in pursuit, the reverse similarly decorated with two dragons above a band of lotus petal lappets, the decoration all in bright translucent yellow on a brilliant underglaze blue wash ground, seal mark in underglaze blue

Provenance

Collection of James and Phyllis Rosati, acquired between 1947 -1949 when Mr. Rosati was stationed in post-war Japan.

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