A later enamelled blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

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Lot 211. A later enamelled blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795);17.5 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000Sold: £9,375© Sotheby's

the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, the central medallion with a writhing five-clawed dragon amongst cresting waves, the exterior with nine further dragons below a border of cash coins, with sections highlighted in yellow, turquoise, purple and red enamels, the outlines of the dragons gilded, the base with a seal mark in underglaze blue

ProvenanceSpink & Son, London (according to label).

Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017