A pair of blue ground porcelain dragon dishes Kangxi mark and period
Lot 5296
A pair of blue ground porcelain dragon dishes Kangxi mark
US$ 6,000 - 8,000
£3,600 - 4,800
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from a San Francisco Gentleman
A pair of blue ground porcelain dragon dishes
Kangxi mark
The curved and flared walls raised on a short foot ring with recessed base, the interior well incised and enameled with a sideways facing five-clawed dragon at the center in aubergine surrounded by green flames and an aubergine flaming pearl, bordered by a band of two striding dragons in green enamel with open mouths spaced by four lobed clouds enameled in aubergine and incised with a double-linzhi head at the center, all atop a cobalt ground, the exteriors with a narrow band of crashing green waves on aubergine rocks above the foot, with a six-character mark within a double ring in underglaze blue.
9 1/4in (23.5cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    acquired in 1970 in New Orleans,
    attached paper label reading Henry Stern Antiques, New Orleans
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