15 September 2009
A FINE GREEN-GLAZED DRAGON DISH
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
With rounded sides and a slightly everted rim, the interior decorated with a five-clawed dragon leaping in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst clouds, the exterior with two striding dragons at similar pursuit, all in green glaze and finely detailed in black, within green borders outlined in pale underglaze blue
6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box
Sammy Lee, Tokyo, 1958.
John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.
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