15 September 2011
AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND YELLOW-GLAZED 'DRAGON' DISH
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The interior painted with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, below two dragons in similar pursuit in the well, repeated on the exterior above a band of petal lappets, all in transparent lemon yellow glaze reserved on an inky-blue ground
9¾ in. (25 cm.) diam.
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