15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,125
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A pair of underglaze blue and iron-red dragon saucer dishes, underglaze blue Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820)
each with twin iron-red dragons chasing flaming pearls around the body of the dish amongst underglaze blue scrolling clouds, the circular ribbed cup support painted with a Shou character, the base edge to underside with stiff stylised petal motifs -- 4¾in. (12.2cm.) diam, fitted box. (2)
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