A yellow-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Sold for £5,250 (€6,701). Photo: Bonhams.
The interior finely incised in the central medallion with a sinuous five-clawed dragon amidst cloud scrolls, the exterior similarly decorated with two striding dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, alternating with cloud scrolls, all covered under a mustard-yellow glaze, box. 17.6cm (6 7/8in) diam. (2).
Provenance: acquired by the owner’s father in Hong Kong in 1935, and thence by descent.
Note: Compare a similar dish sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 27 May 2014, lot 652.
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 6 Nov 2014 13:30 GMT – LONDON, NEW BOND STREET