Lot 3927. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price Realized HKD 112,500. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011
Painted to the interior well with an upright dragon rising in a sinuous curl in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons among clouds striding in pursuit of flaming pearls.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 1 June 2011, Convention Hall