Lot 1406. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Jiaqing seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820); 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013.
The dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated on the interior with a dragon with foliate scroll tail leaping amidst clouds, and on the exterior with two similar dragons racing amidst flowering, scrolling tendrils.
Provenance: Tim and Sally Turner Collection, acquired in 2000.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September 2013