15 September 2009
AN IRON-RED-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISH
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
With rounded sides, the interior painted with an iron-red dragon leaping wildly against a background of penciled blue waves, with a similar design repeated with nine dragons on the exterior below a narrow decorative border
6 13/16 in. (17.4 cm.) diam.
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