18 June 2002
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND IRON-RED 'DRAGON' DISH
Underglaze-blue Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-50)
With shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering foot, the interior painted and enamelled in iron red with a five-clawed dragon on a ground of breaking waves, the reverse with nine dragons in various attitudes below a band of cash around the rim
6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) diam.
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