London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
An English delft blue and white bowl
the interior painted with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl among stylised clouds, the body extending to the exterior, circa 1760 (restored rim chip and minor chips and glaze cracks) -- 27cm. diam.
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This pattern, adapted from Chinese porcelain, is seen on English soft-paste porcelain and delft.
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