13 mai 2018

A rare blue and white 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

A rare blue and white 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

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Lot 232. A rare blue and white 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 21cm (8 1/4in) diam. Estimate £ 18,000 - 24,000 (€ 20,000 - 27,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018

Finely painted in vibrant tones of cobalt-blue with a single large ferocious full-faced dragon clasping a pearl with a shou character, all amidst fire scrolls, the rim with a honey-comb diaper band. 

NoteCompare with a similar blue and white 'dragon' dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period, in the Palace Museum Beijing illustrated in Qing Shunzhi Kangxi chao Qinghuaci, Beijing, 2005, p.167, no.95.

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 17 May 2018, 10:30 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET


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