A Pair of Large Sancai-Glazed Dragon-Form Roof Tiles, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

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A Pair of Large Sancai-Glazed Dragon-Form Roof Tiles, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

明 三彩琉璃螭吻一对

Each modeled in two sections as a descending 'chiwen' dragon holding a roof ridge in its jaws as a smaller dragon writhes upwards along its truncated fish-like body through raised cloud scrolls
height 40 in — 101.6 cm


May 20, 2021

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $40,800

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Amelia Zhu
Amelia Zhu

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