A green-glazed 'dragon' saucer. Qianlong seal mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's

the interior decorated with a medallion enclosing two dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst scrolling clouds, covered with a bright green glaze - diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 28,750 USD

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 23 Mar 2010. New York www.sothebys.com