13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 32,500
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 12,000
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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Property from the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).
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