London, South Kensington
11 November 2015
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE MOULDED 'DRAGON' VASE, TIANQIUPING
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The globular body is decorated with an incised and lightly moulded writhing dragon chasing a flaming pearl, all picked out in a very pale celadon glaze. The dragon is reserved on a ground of underglaze-blue swirling and crashing waves which extend all over the body.
24 in. (61 cm.) high, wood stand
Property from the Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. collection.
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