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A pair of blue-ground yellow-enamelled 'Dragon' dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (marks)

Lot 219. A pair of blue-ground yellow-enamelled 'Dragon' dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$200,000 - HK$300,000 ($25,922 - $38,883). Price Realized K$300,000 ($38,883). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015.

Each dish is painted on the interior with a five-clawed leaping dragon in yellow enamel pursuing a flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls, the well decorated similarly with two striding dragons after pearls, repeated on the exterior above a lappet band. (2)

Provenance: Sold at Christie's Paris, 14 June 2006, lot 375
Property from the Sui Yuan Zhai Collection.

Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor