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Lot 52: BLUE AND WHITE WINGED DRAGON MEIPING VASE
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Very fine Chinese Ming Dynasty high stem MeiPing porcelain vase. Stoutly potted in form of baluster shaped body, swelled on the rounded shoulder, with short neck toward flared and narrow opening, raised on slightly concaved flat foot base. The main exterior decorated with hand painting in blue glaze of front facing winged dragon borne among flames, chasing the flaming pearls, over the cresting wavy LiShui water; set beneath band of tropical leaves above the repeating overlaid ruyi patterns on the shoulder.
The glaze stopping above the foot rim, revealed the pale-creme unglazed ground. The receded central under base remain white underglaze.
Mark on base, a seal mark, of six blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters; QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 14-1/8" H x 8-1/2" W
Date: Ming Dynasty