A WUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ THREE-TIERED BOX
A WUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ THREE-TIERED BOX
A WUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ THREE-TIERED BOX
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A WUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ THREE-TIERED BOX

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

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A WUCAI ‘DRAGON AND PHOENIX’ THREE-TIERED BOX
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The box comprises a circular cover and two circular trays. The top of the cover is decorated with a roundel enclosing a pair of confronted dragon and phoenix in flight amid clouds. The sides of the cover and trays are similarly decorated. The upper tray is inscribed on the interior in red with the character tian, ‘Heaven’, and the bottom tray is inscribed with the character di, ‘Earth’.
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high, wood stand, box
Provenance
Purchased in London, circa 1990s
Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 28 May 2014, lot 3426

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