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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 662

    A GROUP OF EIGHT BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISHES

    FIVE WITH DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    THREE WITH GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

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    A GROUP OF EIGHT BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISHES
    FIVE WITH DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    THREE WITH GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
    Each dish is decorated to the interior with a central roundel enclosing a dragon chasing a flaming pearl. The exteriors are decorated with two striding dragons encircling the foot rim.
    10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Property from the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).