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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 605

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE DRAGON DISHES

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

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE DRAGON DISHES
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    With shallow rounded sides flaring towards the everted rim, decorated in the center with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, with a frieze of two further dragons on the exterior, all within double line borders
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 15 June 1983, lot 378.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. AND MRS. IGNACIO RODRIGUEZ