An image of Dish with dragon design

Unknown Artist

Dish with dragon design

Other titles:
Dish, Dish with red-enamelled dragon design
Location
Not on display
Further information

In the centre of the dish's interior are two five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl painted in gold amongst flame clouds and ruyi (literally, 'as you wish') clouds. On the exterior, two pacing dragons also chase a flaming pearl among the clouds.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, January 2012

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Guangxu 1875–1908
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain decorated in overglaze red enamel
Dimensions
3.7 x 18.2 cm
Credit
Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1983
Accession number
218.1983