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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 761

    A FAMILLE VERTE 'DRAGON' DISH

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A FAMILLE VERTE 'DRAGON' DISH
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The well of the dish is incised with a lively dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The cavetto is incised with a pair of striding dragons chasing further flaming pearls repeated on the exterior above a petal lappet band. The entire dish, with the exception of the base, has been applied with a cream glaze and painted in enamels with two leafy branches, one bearing peaches, the other pomegranates, outlined in brown and highlighted in tones of light and dark green, yellow, aubergine and pale blue.
    9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Property from the C.Philip Cardeiro Collection of Chinese Art.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE C. PHILIP CARDEIRO COLLECTION OF CHINESE ART