A pair of blue and white porcelain saucers with iron red dragon decoration 19th century
Lot 8044
A pair of blue and white porcelain saucers with iron red dragon decoration 19th century
US$ 2,500 - 4,000
£1,500 - 2,400
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A pair of blue and white porcelain saucers with iron red dragon decoration
19th century
Thinly potted with flared rims to the wide, curving wells encircled by a geometric diaper border drawn in underglaze blue above an iron-red painted dragon with black-painted eyes striding amid underglaze blue clouds, the external walls painted en suite with further dragons and clouds separated by gilt-highlighted flaming pearls and the recessed base centered with a double ring in underglaze blue (one saucer with damage).
6in (15cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Butterfield & Butterfield sale December 10, 1992, originally part of lot 4113
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