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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 230

    A VERY RARE SMALL BISCUIT PORCELAIN 'DRAGON' BOX AND COVER

    UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DAOGUANG SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY RARE SMALL BISCUIT PORCELAIN 'DRAGON' BOX AND COVER
    UNDERGLAZE-BLUE DAOGUANG SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-50)
    The cover decorated in black enamel with two confronting dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst cloud and flame scrolls, the box with crashing waves to the side
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    A private Japanese collection.