24 mars 2010

A rare biscuit-reserved white 'dragon' dish. Jiajing mark and period

A rare biscuit-reserved white 'dragon' dish. Jiajing mark and period..photo courtesy Sotheby's the center decorated in reserve and incised with a downward swooping dragon among clouds left in the biscuit, the underside similarly decorated with a frieze of two further dragons - diameter 8 in., 20.3 cm. Est. 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD PROVENANCE: Christie's New York, 24th March 2004, lot 176. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 23 Mar 2010. New York www.sothebys.com