• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 374

    A FINE GREEN-GLAZED DRAGON DISH

    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A FINE GREEN-GLAZED DRAGON DISH
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    With rounded sides and a slightly everted rim, the interior decorated with a five-clawed dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst clouds, the exterior with two striding dragons at similar pursuit, all in green glaze and finely detailed in black, within green borders outlined in pale underglaze blue
    6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    Sammy Lee, Tokyo, 1958.
    John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.