6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A WUCAI DRAGON DISH, KANGXI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
painted in vibrant enamels to the centre with alternating scaly dragons and phoenix amidst scrolling stems of peony, the design repeated as a frieze in the well and around the exterior, the dragons variously executed in yellow, green, aubergine and iron-red, Kangxi underglaze blue six-character mark within a double circle to base -- 12 5/8in. (32cm.) wide.
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