PFE 09 Two Imperial 'Dragon' dishes

Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1735-1795)

Each dish is painted in reserve and enamelled with five-clawed dragons chasing the flaming pearl amidst clouds and flames, the well is painted with similar striding dragons chasing pearls repeated on the reverse above lappets around the base
25.2 and 25.5 cm diameter

These two dishes belonged to a set of three from an old Dutch private collection. The third one was recently sold by us 

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