London, South Kensington
12 May 2015
A GREEN AND YELLOW ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' DISH
The foliate dish is enamelled and incised to the interior with a central roundel enclosing two dragons amidst floral sprays chasing flaming pearls. The interior cavetto and exterior are similarly decorated with two striding dragons and pearls. There is an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark to the base.
5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam.
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