• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1405

    A SMALL GREEN AND AUBERGINE-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' DISH

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN BROWN WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL GREEN AND AUBERGINE-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND 'DRAGON' DISH
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN BROWN WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The center incised with two dragons contesting a flaming pearl, with four pendent clusters of grapes painted on the exterior, all in aubergine and green reserved on a pale egg yolk-yellow ground
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.


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    A Kangxi-marked dish of this pattern was included in the exhibition, The Wonders of the Potter's Palette, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1984-1985, no. 24. Another in the Percival David Foundation, is illustrated by M. Medley in the Catalogue, Section 5, 1978, pl. XII, no. 146.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property From a Private West Coast Collection