A large blue-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Guangxu period (1875-1908), chuxiugong zhi four-character seal mark in underglaze blue

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Lot 145. A large blue-ground green-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Guangxu period (1875-1908), chuxiugong zhi four-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,432 - USD 33,682). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The dish is painted to the central medallion with a leaping dragon pursuing a flaming pearl, the well with two striding dragons contesting pearls, the pattern repeated on the exterior. The base with a clear glaze; 12 5/8 in. (32.2 cm.) diam.

Property from a private Hong Kong collector

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong