• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1401

    A GREEN-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR

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

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    A GREEN-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Decorated in underglaze blue and green glaze with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls between a petal lappet border below and the bajixiang above
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Compare the similar Qianlong-marked jar with cover in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, illustrated in Enamelled Ware of the Ch'ing Dynasty, Book II, Hong Kong, 1969, pl. 13; and another illustrated in The S.C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, Hong Kong, 1987, Part I, pl. 114.

    Provenance

    Chait Galleries, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION