15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE RALPH W. CHANEY FAMILY COLLECTION
A GREEN-GLAZED 'DRAGON' DISH AND A YELLOW-GLAZED INCISED 'DRAGON' DISH
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
Each dish is decorated on the interior with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, and on the exterior with two further dragons at a similar pursuit. On the first dish the decoration is highlighted in green glaze against the white ground, and on the second dish the decoration is incised under a deep yellow glaze that covers the dish inside and out.
7 and 6 ¾ in. (17.7 and 17.1 cm.) diam.
Dr. Ralph W. Chaney (1890-1971) Collection.
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