22 - 23 March 2012
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
A YELLOW AND GREEN-GLAZED SCALLOP-RIMMED 'DRAGON' DISH
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The interior decorated with a five-clawed dragon leaping around a flaming pearl below two further dragons at similar pursuit amidst flower sprigs in the well, the design repeated on the exterior, all in green reserved on a 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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