Kevin's Fine Oriental Art

Fine Rare 18C Kangxi Period Iron-Red & Gilt Dragon Vase


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1242206

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A fine and very rare early 18th century Kangxi period Chinese iron-red and gilt-decorated porcelain 'dragon' vase, the elegant vase nicely potted with an elongated body tapered gently towards the base, rising to a short trumpet neck, finely decorated around the body in shades of iron-red with a large four-clawed dragon grasping a pearl in mouth, all amongst scattered flame scrolls, with gilded detailing, a band of flower motif reserved on key-fret ground encircling the shoulder, interior and base glazed white. (Wooden stand not included)

DATE : Chinese, early Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662 – 1722).

MARK : no base mark or signature.

SIZE : approximately 11 3/8" (29 cm) high.

CONDITION : in perfect condition; minor and appropriate glaze wear only. No damage or repair noted.

SHIPPING : Included in price.