• 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 1392

    AN IRON-RED-DECORATED 'DRAGON' DISH

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

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    AN IRON-RED-DECORATED 'DRAGON' DISH
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The interior painted in iron red with a leaping dragon holding a gilt shou character, with two further dragons chasing flaming pearls on the exterior
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.


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    A similar dish is illustrated in Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1998, no. 184.