24 September 2020
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A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' DISH
CHINA, MING DYNASTY, WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)
The center of the interior with a circular medallion enclosing a writhing front-facing, five-clawed dragon, the exterior decorated with two five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls
7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990.
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London, Oriental Ceramics Society, 1965, no. 49 (according to label).
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