London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A WUCAI DRAGON DISH, KANGXI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
painted in vibrant enamels to the centre with alternating scaly dragons and phoenix amidst scrolling stems of peony, the design repeated as a frieze in the well and around the exterior, the dragons variously executed in yellow, green, aubergine and iron-red, Kangxi underglaze blue six-character mark within a double circle to base -- 12 5/8in. (32cm.) wide.
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