A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 釉裏紅雲龍趕珠紋天球瓶
A copper-red-decorated 'dragon' vase (Tianqiuping)
Qing Dynasty, 18th century
the globular body rising to a tall, slightly flaring cylindrical neck, the exterior painted in vibrant underglaze red with a fierce, scaly four-clawed dragon striding amidst flame wisps and clouds in vigorous pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' above crashing waves below, the rim encircled by a band of foliate scroll, the recessed base unglazed
Height 13¾ in., 35 cm
The rim polished. Overall with scattered firing imperfections and expected wear to the surface.
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Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).
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