London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A SQUARE WUCAI DISH, 16TH CENTURY
painted to the centre with underglaze blue, iron-red, green and yellow enamels with a central dragon inflight above waves and amongst thunderbolts, the cavetto depicting fish amongst flowering lotus and tall waves, the base with white rabbit and lingzhi mark -- 7¼in. (18.5cm.) wide.
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