Chinese porcelain blue and white minyao small dish with flat everted rim, painted in the centre with a four-clawed dragon amongst stylised flames within a double ring in underglaze blue, the border with swirling and crested waves with prunus flower heads, the underside with five previous objects including music stone, pearl and scrolls each tied at the ribbon.
6 ¼ inches, 16 cm diameter.
The base with a six-character mark of Kangxi within a double ring in underglaze blue and of the period, 1662-1722.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From a private Scandinavian collection.
- A related larger Kangxi marked dish with a dragon in the centre in the Gugong is illustrated by Chen Runmin in The Gugong Museum Collection of Qing Dynasty Porcelain, Shunzhi and Kangxi Blue and White, no. 95, p. 167.