A green and yellow enamelled 'Dragon' dish

A green and yellow enamelled 'Dragon' dishEstimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,068 - $4,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The foliate dish is enamelled and incised to the interior with a central roundel enclosing two dragons amidst floral sprays chasing flaming pearls. The interior cavetto and exterior are similarly decorated with two striding dragons and pearls. There is an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark to the base. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam.

Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 12 May 2015, London, South Kensington