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Early 18th Century Dragon Tea Bowl & Saucer - Yongzheng

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 882664

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  Sold to USA - December 2009 售至美国 - 2009年12月 
Early 18th century tea bowl and saucer, decorated in "imari" style in under glaze blue and over glaze iron red, depicting four-clawed dragons amongst cloud scrolls in pursuit of flaming pearls. This item was made for export to Europe during the reign of the Yongzheng emperor (1723-1735). Condition - there is a 0.6 inch (1.5 cm) hair line running from the saucer dish rim (see enlargements 5 and 6); there is the usual rim fritting and there is wear to the over glaze gilding. Saucer dish 4.75 inches (12 cm) diameter; tea bowl 2.9 inches (7.4 cm) diameter, 1.5 inches (4.3 cm) high.