3677
3677
A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
MARK AND PERIOD OF WANLI
Estimation
400 000600 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
3677
A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
MARK AND PERIOD OF WANLI
Estimation
400 000600 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' RECTANGULAR BOX AND COVER
MARK AND PERIOD OF WANLI
of rectangular section with canted corners, the rounded sides supported on a short foot, boldly painted in cobalt-blue tones on the domed cover with a bracketed cartouche enclosing two ferocious dragons leaping from foaming waves contesting a 'flaming pearl', all reserved on a rectangular panel of diaper, the sides of the cover and box decorated with birds amongst fruiting peach trees, encircled by classic scrolls at the rims, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in three columns within a double rectangle, the fifth claw of each dragon effaced
19.5 cm, 7 3/4  in.
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Provenance

Christie's Hong Kong, 1st November 2004, lot 1092.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong