London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISH
GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)
The dish is decorated to the interior with a central dragon chasing a flaming pearl, surrounded by two further dragons, all amongst clouds and flames. The exterior is decorated with five bats, and an apocryphal Kangxi mark to the base.
14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) diam.
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