A blue and white 'dragon' vase Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Lot 32
A blue and white 'dragon' vase Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £144,150 (US$ 242,290) inc. premium
Lot Details
A blue and white 'dragon' vase
Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Boldly painted in rich cobalt blue tones around the broad baluster body and trumpet neck with a pair of five-clawed scaly dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the one writhing amidst rocks and foaming waves, the other in flight above the waves amidst ruyi-headed cloud and fire scrolls (neck crack with brass rivets),
38.5cm.(15 1/8in.) high
du Boulay Collection no.P152

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    Sir Michael Stewart, purchased in Hong Kong in the early 1960's

    Exhibited:

    The London Asian Art Fair, Porcelain for Emperors, June 2003, Catalogue no.35
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