Lot 1570. A large blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1522-1566); 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
The dish is decorated in the center with two dragons writhing above crashing waves and contesting a flaming pearl.
Provenance: Dr. Ip Yee (1921-1984) Collection.
Property of the Estate of Dr. Ip Yee; Sotheby's Hong Kong,19 November 1984, lot 185.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 September 2020