A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' dishes, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

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Lot 659. A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' dishes, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 18.3 and 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  inEstimate: 40,000-60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's.

each painted on the interior with two dragons with bulging eyes picked out in black, contesting a flaming pearl amidst wisps and clouds, the underside similarly decorated with two dragons

ProvenanceTai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 18th April 2001
Property from the Xinyangtang Collection

Sotheby'sChinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018