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5366 | Qianlong period, Qing dynasty A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE WITH IRON-RED ‘DRAGON’ DISHES

A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE WITH IRON-RED ‘DRAGON’ DISHES

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Size: D7.6cm

Signed and dated: Qianlong period, Qing dynasty

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 140,000


Yuyanshuwu Four-Character Mark
PROVENANCE
· The Si Yue Tang Collection
REFERENCE
· Qingdai ciqi shangjian, Shanghai, 2005, pp.157, pl. 200
· Treasures of Cultural relics in Jiguzhai,1997,pp156,pl138
Derived from the model first came out during Xuande Period, Ming dynasty, then followed by the Chenghua Imperial kiln, the pair of small dishes are finely potted, with gently flaring sides resting on a flat base, the interior superbly painted in rich cobalt blue and iron-red with a medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon playing with a flaming pearl, framed within double-line borders repeated around the rim, the exterior painted roundels of alternately with two dragons chasing the pearl amidst clouds, between double-line borders, the base with the rare four-character mark ‘Yuyan Shuwu (Yuyan study room)’ within a double-square.