London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISH
DECORATED WITH WRITHING DRAGONS CHASING FLAMING PEARLS -- 6½IN. (16.5CMS) DIAM, UNDERGLAZE BLUE DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD.
SEE COLOUR PLATE 95.
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