London, South Kensington
13 November 2015
A DOUCAI 'DRAGON AND FISH' DISH
The dish is decorated to the interior with a writhing five-clawed dragon surrounded by a band of fish leaping from waves. The back is enamelled with a band of waves encircling the foot. There is an apocryphal Chenghua mark to the base.
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam.
With Lameris, Amsterdam, 1989.
Property from a European collection.
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