• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    AN INCISED CELADON DRAGON DISH, YONGZHENG/QIANLONG (1723-1795)

    Price Realised  

    AN INCISED CELADON DRAGON DISH, YONGZHENG/QIANLONG (1723-1795)
    decorated with confronting dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst thunderbolts, all covered with a pale green glaze with a brown edging to the rim, Jing wei tang zhi 'Hall of Respectful Awe' four character underglaze blue mark to base on a white glaze -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.