A CHELSEA KAKIEMON SILVER-SHAPED DISH, The Red Dragon and Tiger pattern
A CHELSEA KAKIEMON SILVER-SHAPED DISH, The Red Dragon and Tiger pattern
A CHELSEA KAKIEMON SILVER-SHAPED DISH, The Red Dragon and Tiger pattern

A CHELSEA KAKIEMON SILVER-SHAPED DISH, The Red Dragon and Tiger pattern

c. 1750 to 1752 Chelsea

Offered by E & H Manners

£8,000 gbp
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29.6cm across


Moulded after the silver original by Nicholas Sprimont and painted with The Red Dragon and Tiger pattern among bamboo and prunus.

In Japan the dragon and tiger pattern symbolises the opposing principles of masculinity and femininity, yang and yin, seen as the balancing forces of nature.
Minute chip to rim
Arthur Filkins Collection
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