Transitional / Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Deep Saucer Dish

Transitional / Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Deep Saucer Dish
Transitional / Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Deep Saucer Dish Transitional / Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Deep Saucer Dish Transitional / Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Deep Saucer Dish
Offered by: Catherine Hunt Oriental Ceramics
Dealer reference: 6330

Description

late Transitional early Kangxi deep blue and white porcelain saucer dish made at the kilns in Jingdezhen c 1660
The painting shows a pair of chasing dragons circling around the flaming pearl - the font of all wisdom and knowledge. The decoration is of a good cobalt colour and covers an underpattern of scales and clouds. the cobalt has been applied so it is lighter and darker in areas to show clouds. the decoration of dragons, pearl and lightning would have been achieved applying a wax resist which would have burnt away in the kiln leaving the white detail
The underside is painted with four Buddhist emblems tied in ribbons and a square squeal mark
the foot rim is a 'double channel'
Very unusual piece fantastic colour
From a private collection originally purchased from John Berwald Oriental Art Ltd on the 3rd October 2008

Diameter: 35.20cm (13.86 inches)

Condition

Excellent

Date

Circa 1660

Price

£10,000.00

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