13 mars 2018

A fine blue-ground and yellow-enameled 'dragon' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 319. A fine blue-ground and yellow-enameled 'dragon' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 9 7/8  in., 25.1 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 200,000 USD. © Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, the interior with a bright yellow-enameled dragon writhing in lively pursuit of a ‘Flaming Pearl’ amidst flame scrolls and clouds, all within a yellow circle, the motif repeated with two dragons at the cavetto, and again around the... [Lire la suite]