22 - 23 March 2012
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
A YELLOW AND GREEN-GLAZED SCALLOP-RIMMED 'DRAGON' DISH
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE AUBERGINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
Decorated on the interior with a dragon roundel below two dragons chasing flaming pearls in the well, the design repeated on the exterior as two dragons striding in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst various floral sprays, all in green glaze reserved on the lemon-yellow-ground, the scalloped mouth rim outlined in black
5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm.) diam.
Acquired by Irving Wormser, agent for Shaw Brothers Studio, in Hong Kong in the 1940s-50s.
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