(China – )
8.9 x 10.5 cm:
a - base; 6 x 10.5 cm
b - lid; 3.5 x 9.5 cm
On both the lid and the cup are two pairs of five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl. Two of the dragons are turning their heads away from the pearl. Flaming cloud and 'lingzhi' styled clouds (representing longevity) float amongst the dragons.
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, January 2012
Dragon (2012), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 2012–06 May 2012