Porcelain sorbet cup and its saucer with painted dragon decoration. China, Kangxi Period

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Porcelain sorbet cup and its saucer with decoration painted in the traditional Imari palette, blue underglaze and iron red of a dragon with four claws chasing the pearl of the moon amongst clouds.

China, Kangxi Period (1662 - 1722)

Sorbet height : 4,8 cm – Saucer diameter : 13,2 cm.

Fine hairline crack on saucer

For four saucers without sorbet, painted with the same decoration but in underglaze blue, please consult Sotheby's Amsterdam, Chinese and Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art, 21 May 2003, lot 85.

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  • Items quantity:  2
  • Height in cm : 4 cm
  • Width in cm : 13 cm
  • Depth in cm : 13 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015040235