203B
203B
A RARE DOUCAI 'DRAGON' JAR

YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD

 

Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 58,850 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
203B
A RARE DOUCAI 'DRAGON' JAR

YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD

 

Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 58,850 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A RARE DOUCAI 'DRAGON' JAR

YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD

 

the ovid body rising from a recessed base to a short waisted neck, finely and brightly enamelled around the exterior with five dragon medallions divided by strapwork spandrels, all between a lotus lappet band at the base and a bajixiang collar bordered by green ruyi bands at the shoulder
18.2cm., 7 1/8 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 14th November 2001, lot 114.

Catalogue Note

A similar jar in the British Museum is illustratedin Ceramic Art of the World, vol.15, Tokyo, 1983, col.pl.195; another is on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, no.675-1907; and two covered jars of this design from the Qing Court Collection, one of Qianlong, the other of Daoguang mark and period, are in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum:Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, Hong Kong, 1999, pls.238 and 264.

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