A RARE DOUCAI AND IRON-RED DECORATED ‘DRAGON’ DISH
A RARE DOUCAI AND IRON-RED DECORATED ‘DRAGON’ DISH
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A RARE DOUCAI AND 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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A RARE DOUCAI AND IRON-RED DECORATED ‘DRAGON’ DISH
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The dish is painted on the interior with an iron-red five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl amid flames and billowing underglaze-blue clouds, emerging from rolling waves crashing against an angular outcrop outlined in underglaze blue and enamelled in aubergine and varying tones of green. The exterior is painted with a pair of iron-red dragons striding through underglaze-blue clouds. The eyes of the dragons are highlighted in black enamel.
8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam., box
Provenance
Bluett & Sons, London
A private collection, formed in England and the Republic of Ireland
Sold at Sotheby’s London, 19 June 2002, lot 47

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