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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 526

    A PAIR OF IRON-RED AND GILT 'DRAGON' DISHES

    TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)

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    A PAIR OF IRON-RED AND GILT 'DRAGON' DISHES
    TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN IRON-RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
    Each dish is decorated with two five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst fire scrolls. The exterior is similarly decorated.
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.