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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 179

    A PAIR OF DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISHES

    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' DISHES
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
    Each of quatrefoil lobed form with gently rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, the interior painted with a green five-clawed dragon writhing around a flaming pearl amidst multi-coloured cloud and flame scrolls, within a band of foaming waves and prunus blossoms, the exterior similarly decorated with dragons and phoenix
    6¼ in. (15.6 cm.) diam. (2)


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