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Current bid: $8,500 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

31706 27-Apr-2023 01:59:41 PM $8,500

823190 27-Apr-2023 01:55:16 PM $8,000

The bidding history list updated on: Tuesday, July 16, 2024 06:08:01

LOT 110


A Rare and Intricate Chinese Biscuit Porcelain Model of a Dragon Boat, Signed Chen Guozhi, mid 19th Century
9 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 5 in, 23.5 x 26.7 x 12.7 cm

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000 CAD

Sold for: $10,625

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Brought to Canada from China during the 1950s by a Private Collection, Vancouver

With a large dragon head containing an open mouth and sharp teeth, moveable eyes and bushy whiskers, the body with detailed scales terminating in a raised tail with protruding spines, the boat featuring numerous immortals with characteristic attributes surrounding a three tiered pavilion supported by dragon columns, the sides with twelve young boys holding oars, the base with mark of Chen Guozhi within a double square. Wood handled storage box and custom display case.

Please note: This item is fragile. Heffel recommends local pickup for this work. We will not be able to insure the shipment of this work in transit.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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