18 June 2002
A MING BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISH
Underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566)
With petal-moulded shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot to a slightly flaring rim, the medallion painted with a five-clawed dragon striding among flame and cloud-scrolls, the exterior with eight dragon roundels
201/2 in. (16.5 cm.) diam.
Messrs. Spink & Son., Loondon
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