Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
30 May 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE GROUND YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' DISH
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The dish is finely potted with shallow rounded sides flaring to the everted mouth rim, the interior is painted with an ascending five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames and ruyi clouds surrounded by a pair of striding dragons in the cavetto. The exterior is similarly decorated with dragons above a band of lotus lappets encircling the foot ring.
10 in. (25.4 cm.) diam.
Richard Peters Antiques, aquired circa 2000
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