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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 717

    A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR

    JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR
    JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)
    The ovoid body painted with two scaly dragons striding amidst flames and lotus scroll between a band of lappets around the base and linked ruyi heads on the shoulder
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high, stand


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    Provenance

    John Henry Levy Esq.
    Sotheby's, London, 8 July 1975, lot 123.
    Christie's, Los Angeles, 7 May 1999, lot 102.