A Chinese imari four-clawed dragon tea bol. Qianlong period.
Tea bowl and saucer painted in iron red underglazed blue with the so called four-clawed dragon pattern, depicting a coiled beast pursuing a flaming pearl amongst clouds with its tail curling over the rim. This model was copied by the manufacture of Worcester.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735) / Qianlong (1735-1795)
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