3141
3141
A FINE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 625,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3141
A FINE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 625,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A FINE BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
the ovoid body rising to a waisted neck, painted in vivid blue tones with two ferocious dragons writhing amongst flame wisps in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the neck with a band of swirls below a band of circles, the base with an artemisia leaf within a double ring
23.5 cm., 9 1/4  in.
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Provenance

S. Marchant & Son, London, 1975.

Catalogue Note

Compare a vase from the H.M. Knight collection, sold twice in these rooms 28th November 1979, lot 206 and 8th April 2011, lot 3105. A similar 'dragon' vase in the Shanghai Museum, with a Kangxi reign mark, is illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1998, pl. 12. See also a larger vase of related form and decoration, in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Chen Runmin, Qing Shunzhi Kangxi qiao qinghua ci, Beijing, 2005, pl. 256.

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