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.
Condition report :
- Items quantity: 2
- Height in cm : 4 cm
- Width in cm : 13 cm
- Depth in cm : 13 cm
- Expertissim Reference: 2015040235
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