2029. A Blue and White 'Dragon and Lotus' Charger

Object description
A BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON AND LOTUS' CHARGER, decorated with a striding five-clawed dragon amid leafy lotus and floral scrolls, Hongzhi mark and probably of the period (1488-1505), diameter c. 36.5 cm

PROVENANCE: Purchased in China by a Swedish missionary family, c. 1900.