A blue and white 'qilin' dish
Shunzhi, four-character mark Yutang jiaqi
Vividly painted in underglaze blue with an open-mouthed roaring scaly qilin prancing across a landscape of plantain and rockwork issuing foliage, the exterior with evenly-spaced decoration of the flaming pearl, a lozenge, rockwork and a cloud wisp.
34.3cm (13½in) diam.
Chinese Works of Art
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