Two yellow-glazed ‘dragon’ brushpots, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s.
one moulded with five dragons in various poses, swimming amongst turbulent waves below a ruyi band, the exterior and base covered in a pale yellow glaze, the base impressed with a Daoguang seal mark; the other similarly decorated with five dragons writhing amongst clouds between waves bands, the base with a Qianlong seal mark. Quantité: 2. The largest: 15cm., 5 7/8 in.
PROPERTY OF A SOUTH GERMAN NOBLEMAN
Sotheby’s. Of Royal and Noble Descent, London, 24 Feb 2015, 10:30 AM