15 September 2016
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AN IRON-RED-GROUND GREEN-GLAZED 'DRAGON' DISH
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The interior of the dish is decorated with a five-clawed dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames. The decoration is repeated with two dragons on the cavetto and again on the exterior.
8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) diam.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1922 (Rogers Fund).
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