A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' WASHER
MARK AND PERIOD OF KANGXI
with shallow slightly flared thickly potted sides rising from a low foot, the interior painted with a ferocious five-clawed dragon with a sinuous scaled body in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the recessed well on the underside inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue
13.8 cm., 5 1/2 in.
Santos, London (according to label).