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Auction: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 14 May 2013
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AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' DISH

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Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$12,231 - US$18,347
Price realised:  £10,000
ca. US$15,289
Lot number 261, Views: 33

AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' DISH
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' DISH DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850) The interior is decorated in yellow enamel on an underglaze-blue ground with a central medallion of a dragon leaping amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The cavetto is similarly decorated with a pair of striding dragons which are repeated on the exterior above a band of petal lappets. 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 14 May 2013
Address: Christie's
14 May 2013, London, King Street