Lot 299
  • 299

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

Estimate
40,000 - 50,000 USD
Sold
104,500 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Diameter 9 3/4 in., 25 cm
reserved on the underglaze-blue ground with a well-painted central medallion containing a striding dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' among stylized clouds and flames, encircled around the cavetto with a frieze of two further dragons in similar pursuit, repeated on the underside above a band of radiating lappets, the decoration all in a translucent  lemon-yellow glaze, the base and mouth rim glazed white, 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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