A rare doucai saucer dish
Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Boldly enamelled to the interior of the gently rounded body with a large and ferocious iron-red five-clawed dragon, the long sinuous body writhing in and out of doucai foaming waves and ruyi-head cloud scrolls and iron-red fire scrolls in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior similarly decorated with two ferocious dragons (restored rim chip),
33cm.(12 7/8in.) diam.
du Boulay Collection no.P349