An iron-red and underglaze blue 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 206. An iron-red and underglaze blue 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: £8,125. © Sotheby's 

with shallow sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the interior medallion finely painted with a writhing five-clawed iron-red dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst blue cloud scrolls, within a double-circle also repeated at the rim, the exterior with a similar pair of dragons and 'flaming pearls', the base inscribed with Jingya tang zhi (Hall of fine elegance) in underglaze blue.

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