A rare doucai saucer dish Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Lot 44
A rare doucai saucer dish Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £17,925 (US$ 29,835) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare doucai saucer dish
Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Boldly enamelled to the interior of the gently rounded body with a large and ferocious iron-red five-clawed dragon, the long sinuous body writhing in and out of doucai foaming waves and ruyi-head cloud scrolls and iron-red fire scrolls in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior similarly decorated with two ferocious dragons (restored rim chip),
33cm.(12 7/8in.) diam.
du Boulay Collection no.P349

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    Breibart Collection

    Exhibited:

    The London Asian Art Fair, Porcelain for Emperors, June 2003, Catalogue no.36

    While no other Yongzheng-marked dish of this design appears to be recorded, smaller Kangxi-marked examples are known; see Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics, London, 19 June 2002, lot 47; Sotheby's, Chinese Ceramics, Hong Kong, 15 November 1983, lot 259; and Sotheby's, Chinese Ceramics, Hong Kong, 8 November 1982, lot 190
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