2010_HGK_02832_3212_000(an_underglaze-blue_and_iron-red_dragon_dish_daoguang_six-character_sea)

Lot 3212. An underglaze-blue and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850); 7 1/16 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price Realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010.

The rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, painted to the centre of the interior with an iron-red dragon on a ground of cresting waves within the medallion, the exterior with nine further iron-red dragons on a similar ground below a band of florettes.

Provenance: The Jingguantang Collection

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 1 December 2010, Hong Kong