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Lot 19. A pair of iron-red octogonal 'Dragon' cups, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850). Diameter 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cmEstimate 8,000 — 12,000 USDLot sold 16,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's

each painted around the exterior with four roundels of upright dragons chasing 'flaming pearls' amid clouds and flames, the interior with a further dragon roundel, seal mark in iron red

Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw.

Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 15th-16th November 1988, lot 244.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012