London, South Kensington
9 July 1998
Three Chinese blue and white dishes
painted with writhing dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst cloud scrolls -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) diam, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. (3)
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The estimate on this lot should read £400-500.
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