A RARE BLUE-GLAZED MOULDED CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
MOULDED QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD
The cover is moulded with two sinuous dragons leaping amidst flames in pursuit of a pearl in the centre, with a cloud scroll around the side of the cover, and a pair of dragons confronted on a large flaming pearl on the sides of the box, covered inside and out in deep blue glaze thinning slightly on the raised decoration (rim chip restuck)
9 in. (22.9 cm.) diam.
Previously sold in these Rooms, 16 January 1989, lot 815.
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art