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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 635

    A RARE WHITE-GLAZED RELIEF-DECORATED DRAGON DISH

    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE WHITE-GLAZED RELIEF-DECORATED DRAGON DISH
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    With rounded sides rising from a shallow tapering foot ring, decorated in low relief with a pair of confronted dragons with trifurcated tails forming a medallion in the center of the interior and with two more striding around the exterior, all under a milk-white glaze
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam., wood stand


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    Compare the virtually identical Yongzheng-marked dish of the same size in the Zhuyuetang Collection illustrated in Shimmering Colours: Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods, Hong Kong, 2005, p. 81, no. 24. See, also, another virtually identical dish dated to the Yongzheng period illustrated by Xu Huping, Treasures in the Royalty: The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p. 156.

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    This lot has been withdrawn.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION