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A CHINESE INCISED AUBERGINE-GLAZED DRAGON DISH
PROPERTY OF THE LATE LEOPOLD DE ROTHSCHILD (1927-2012)
AN INCISED AUBERGINE-GLAZED DRAGON DISH

INCISED QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)

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AN INCISED AUBERGINE-GLAZED DRAGON DISH
INCISED QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
It has rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim and is covered all over with a deep purple glaze. The interior is incised with a central medallion enclosing a frontal five-clawed dragon writhing above a flaming pearl amidst clouds, the exterior incised with two five-clawed dragons each chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds.
7½ in. (18.5 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Property of the Late Leopold de Rothschild (1927-2012).
Literature
A similar dish from the E.T.Hall Collection sold at Christie's London, 7 June 2004, lot 53.
A similar dish from the collection of Prof. Jon. R. Waltz is illustrated in Chinese Ceramics From Chicago Collection, Betty Iverson Monroe, Northwestern University Press, p. 87, ill.79.

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