London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
An aubergine and green, yellow ground 'dragon' saucer-dish, Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908)
decorated and incised with a pair of writhing dragons pursuing the flaming pearl amidst cloud scrolls, the undersides similarly decorated, black six character Guangxu mark and of the period -- 5 3/16in. (13.2cm.) diam.
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This lot has sustained a small chip to the rim. The lot has a revised estimate of GBP 200-300.
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