15 September 2009
AN IRON-RED DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE DRAGON DISH
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The center decorated with an iron-red five-clawed dragon writhing amidst underglaze blue waves within double line borders, the exterior with a continuous band of nine smaller dragons on a wave ground below a stylized flowerhead border at the rim
7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.
Virgina Frizzell Antiques, San Francisco, 1955.
John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.
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