A pair of large blue and white 'dragon' dishes, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908)

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Lot 151. A pair of large blue and white 'dragon' dishes, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period (1875-1908); 44.5cm (17 1/2in) diam. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000Sold for £ 22,500 (€ 25,846). © Bonhams

Each vibrantly painted with a pair of five-clawed dragons writhing amongst flames and cloud scrolls contesting a flaming pearl in the centre of the interior, the exterior with two further dragons chasing a flaming pearl.

Provenance: an Israeli private collection.

NoteCompare with a similar blue and white 'dragon' dish, Guangxu mark and of the period, which was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 1 June 2018, lot 510

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 08.11.2018