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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 344

    A pair of underglaze blue and iron-red dragon saucer dishes, underglaze blue Jiaqing seal marks and period (1796-1820)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Christie's Swire, 31/03/92, Lot 818.