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Lot 0217
Dimensions: 2-1/4" H x 3-1/2" Dia.

Chinese Qing Dynasty dragon porcelain brush washer. With small contracted opening, full shoulder, and oviform belly, globular body, slightly tapering toward flat base, flat top with incurved protruded rim. This type of Zun in the shape of a Buddhist begging bowl. All reserved hand painted ornamentations are rendered in clean white underglaze base color which contrast against the famille rose design color. Famille rose hand painting depicted vividly hand painted in enamel design, famille rose translates to the pink family, on a colored ground decoration. Each bulging sides enclosing colorful falangcai, famille rose on a colored ground decoration, of Bajixiang. The exterior adorned with five claws imperial dragons soaring amidst flames and vapors, with face and upper right appendage outstretched toward the heavens. Vigorous dragons chasing flaming pearl amidst flames against cobalt blue scrolling clouds diaper. The backdrop depicts swirling wind and fire painted atop a beautiful white underglaze in a vivid tones color. Dragon is the symbol of the Emperor, the Son of Heaven, eternity, Yang and Yin, male vigor and fecundity, the Li-Shui wave pattern which is known to be the abode of dragons. The color is balanced, elegant and exquisite. The porcelain displays a subtle sheen as the light ricochets across the finely glazed exterior. The clay is very fine, with a brilliant glaze finish that was applied by a meticulous, the shape is uniformly proportioned.

Mark on under base, a six underglaze blue seal script characters reign mark, Qianlong Reign Period of Great Qing Dynasty.


Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
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Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
$4000 bids
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