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Lot 3314. A Large Doucai ‘Dragon And Phoenix’ Dish, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). D 3.6cm H 2cm. Estimate 150,000 - 200,000 (USD 19,231 - 25,641). Sold Price: HKD 768,000 (USD 98,462). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited

A doucai dish with an everted rim rising from shallow sides, supported on a foot. Decorated from the interior to the exterior with red, green yellow glazes alongside blue overglaze and brown glaze. The interior center decorated with two pairs of dragons and phoenixes in motion circling a peony in the middle. Two pairs of dragons and phoenixes among floral decorative motifs are similarly depicted on the inner walls. The base inscribed with a six-character Kangxi reign mark.

Provenance: 1. Collection of Mr. Jean-Louis Vergne, painter, Chartres, France, 1984
2. Duchange family collection, Paris, France.

NoteA doucai dish with an everted rim rising from shallow sides, supported on a foot. Decorated from the interior to the exterior with red, green yellow glazes alongside blue overglaze and brown glaze. The interior center decorated with two pairs of dragons and phoenixes in motion circling a peony in the middle. Two pairs of dragons and phoenixes among floral decorative motifs are similarly depicted on the inner walls. The base inscribed with a six-character Kangxi reign mark.

Poly Auctions. Imperial Treasures: A Selection of Qing Imperial Porcelains, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021