08 mai 2010

A large and a pair of aubergine and green-enamelled yellow-ground 'dragon' dishes.Kangxi six-character marks

A large green and aubergine-enamelled yellow-ground 'dragon' dish. Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). photo Christie's Ltd 2010 Decorated in green, aubergine and cream enamels, the interior with two scaly, five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl amongst cloud and flames beneath a band of prunus, camellia, chrysanthemum, peony and lotus, the exterior decorated with similar dragons on the rounded sides - 12¾ in. (32.3 cm.) diam., fitted box. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000 ($88,200 -... [Lire la suite]