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Lot 0364
Dimensions: 2-7/8" H x 4-1/8" Dia.

Chinese Qing Dynasty Period, Kangxi dragon brush washer. Deep curvature, of a deep vessel, round straight upward to form the small opening rim, with round flat foot base rim. All reserved hand painted ornamentations are rendered in clean white underglaze base color which contrast against the cobalt blue fine color. The exterior decorated with snarling huge imperial five claws dragon careening through cumulus clouds , vapor, above thrashing Li-Shui waves in a cobalt blue color dragon squama rounded the bowl to chasing flaming pearl amidst flames. 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. This inadvertently gave texture, energy, and shading to the design. The clay is very fine, with a brilliant glaze finish that was applied by a meticulous, the shape is uniformly proportioned._x000D_

Mark on under base, a four underglaze script characters reign mark, Kangxi Reign Period of Great Qing Dynasty.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
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KANGXI BLUE AND WHITE DRAGON BRUSH WASHER

Estimate $2,000 - $2,500Oct 20