A Chinese Sancai-Glazed Two-Piece 'Dragon' Tile Panel, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th Century
A Chinese Sancai-Glazed Two-Piece 'Dragon' Tile Panel, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th Century
A Chinese Sancai-Glazed Two-Piece 'Dragon' Tile Panel, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th Century

A Chinese Sancai-Glazed Two-Piece 'Dragon' Tile Panel, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th Century

c. 1600 China

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£8,000 gbp
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The coiled striding dragon carved in high-relief coloured in turquoise, ochre and green glazes, metal stand
Some chips and minor restorations to extremities.
Such tiles were used to decorate and ornament a wide variety of buildings from the Yuan Dynasty onwards. An excellent example is the Flying Rainbow pagoda, Hongtong (Shanxi), Guangshengsi, illustrated and discussed by Christoper Tadgell, The East, Buddhists, Hindus and the Sons of Heaven, Architecture in context II, London, 2008, p.633, pl.2.69a.
Dimensions
Height 40.00 cm (15.75 inches)
Width 121.00 cm (47.64 inches)
Stock Code
1143
Medium
Stoneware
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