3.7 x 18.2 cm
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
J. Hepburn Myrtle, Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Sydney, 1980, 7, 32 (illus.). cat.no. 45
Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Newtown, Mar 2012, 48 (colour illus.).
Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Aug 1980–21 Sep 1980
Dragon (2012), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 2012–06 May 2012