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A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ LOBED JAR
A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ LOBED JAR
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A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ LOBED JAR

WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)

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A FINE SMALL BLUE AND WHITE ‘DRAGON’ LOBED JAR
WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)
The jar is potted with four lobes, one panel is painted with an ascending dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, while the other three panels are similarly painted with a descending dragon, all above a band of rolling waves crashing breaking against outcrops around the base. The short cylindrical foot is painted with a band of classic scroll.
4 1/8 in. (10.2 cm.) high, box
Provenance
Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 27 October 2003, lot 616

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