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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION

A LARGE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH
KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK FAMILY COLLECTION

A LARGE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH
KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A LARGE WUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISH
KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
the shallow rounded sides supported on a gently tapered foot, brightly enameled to the center with a pair of confronting dragons divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, against a dense ground of leafy peony stems, the cavetto and exterior similarly decorated with the creatures in profile, the recessed base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle
Diameter 12 3/4  in., 32.3 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Lois Templer Baker (1895-1956), acquired in Europe circa 1920s, and thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

A similar dish sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 3rd October 2018, lot 3656. See also two slightly smaller examples: the first sold in the same rooms, 7th October 2015, lot 3709, the second sold in our London rooms, 15th May 2019, lot 41. 

A dish with the same composition was included in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition, The Animal in Chinese Art, London, 1968, cat. no. 116; another in the Victoria and Albert Museum is illustrated in John Ayers, Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1980, pl. 192. 

Important Chinese Art

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New York