A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

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Lot 3720. A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' dishes, marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566). Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.

each with the interior decorated with a medallion enclosing a sinuous dragon and a phoenix with billowing tails, the exterior similarly decorated with a further dragon and phoenix, the base with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle; 15.3 cm, 6 in.

ProvenanceChristie's New York, 19th September 1996, lot 272.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 05 oct. 2016, 02:30 PM