10 December 2014
PLAT EN PORCELAINE BLEU BLANC
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE A SIX CARACTERES EN BLEU SOUS COUVERTE EN CACHET ET EPOQUE DAOGUANG (1821-1850)
The dish is finely painted in the centre with a dragon leaping amidst flames and scrolling clouds in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', all reserved against an underglaze blue ground. The cavetto and exterior are similarly decorated with pairs of striding dragons.
9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) diam.
Acquired in 1978 by the present owner.
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Post Lot Text
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISH
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
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