19 octobre 2020

An iron-red and underglaze-blue decorated 'Dragon and Phoenix' quatrefoil dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

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Lot 336. An iron-red and underglaze-blue decorated 'Dragon and Phoenix' quatrefoil dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) wide. Estimate 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020.

This dish is potted in elongated quatre-lobed form with shallow sides, painted to the centre with an iron-red dragon and phoenix amidst underglaze-blue cloud-scrolls. The cavetto and exterior sides are adorned with iron-red bats interspersed amidst clouds below the gilt mouth rim, all raised on four low tab feet.

Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30 May 2006, lot 1411.

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020


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