A RARE IRON-RED AND FAMILLE-ROSE 'DRAGON' DISH
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
The interior medallion enamelled with a carp leaping from cresting waves, the well and exterior with pairs of striding dragons divided by flaming pearls, with gilt bands around the medallion
12 1/2 in. (32 cm.) diam.
A dish of this pattern is illustrated in Qing Dai Ci Qi Shang Jian, p. 282, no. 375.
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art