15 September 2016
AN IRON-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE-DECORATED 'DRAGON' DISH
YUYAN SHUWU FOUR-CHARACTER HALLMARK IN BLACK ENAMEL, YONGZHENG-QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795)
The interior is decorated with a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds. The reverse is decorated with two dragons chasing flaming pearls.
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam.
Marie-Louise Gárbaty Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1993.
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