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Two three-color enameled porcelain saucers with dragon decoration
Kangxi marks and period
Each centered with a purple and green glazed dragon against the deep yellow ground pursuing a flaming pearl in the roundel covering the floor of the well: the larger saucer finished with a slightly flared rim and displaying plant sprigs on the exterior wall, the six-character mark centering the base written in two vertical rows of regular script within a double ring; the smaller saucer displaying plant sprigs and peach branches on the cavetto and further dragons and fungus on the exterior walls, the six-character mark in two horizontal rows of regular script inscribed within a double ring on the recessed base.
5 1/8 and 4 1/8in (13 and 10.5cm) diameters
Chinese Works of Art
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