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Blue & White Imperial Dragon Saucer. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆 Qianlong Period (1736-1795) © 2000-2010 teadust.com

A fine blue and white saucer with everted rim painted on the interior with a writhing  five clawed dragon amongst flames with the flaming pearl, framed within double line borders. A further double line border decorates the cavetto rim. The exterior painted with two dragons, each chasing a flaming pearl surrounded by flames. The rim and base trimmed with single line borders. The base is glazed white with a zhuanshu seal mark and period of the Qianlong Emperor in underglazed blue. Diameter:  6 1/2" (16.6cm). Condition:  Excellent. Firing fault fracture encircling the base inside the foot under the glaze. Price on application (Please refer to item #BW-258 when inquiring.)

Vermeer & Griggs Asian Art 3705 New Macland Road, Suite 200-312,  Powder Springs, Georgia 30127-1966. Tel: (770) 222-8529 - info@teadust.com or info@vermeer-griggs