London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A blue and white dragon dish, underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)
the exterior of the rounded sides and flaring rim painted with nine dragons inflight above foaming waves, bordered to the rim with a foliate panel, the interior central well with a similar enlarged five-clawed dragon above foaming waves -- 6 7/8in. (17.5cm.) diam.
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