12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 475
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A Chinese iron-red decorated 'dragon' dish, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908)
painted and gilt to the centre with twin dragons inflight chasing a central flaming pearl, surrounded by scrolling clouds and thunder bolts, Guangxu six character iron-red mark to base -- 13½in. (34.4cm.) diam.
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