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Double gourd shaped porcelain vase with low foot rim formed from a recessed base. There are four repeated dragon medallions against a honeycomb diaper background in underglaze colbalt blue on the exterior. There is an 'F' mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 105 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Gourd shaped vase with dragons
This gourd shaped bottle is decorated with dragons against a honey comb pattern. The base carries a six character Jiajing reign mark.
Porcelain decorated in underglaze cobalt blue
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
On display: G95/dc20/sh8
Double gourd shaped porcelain vase with low foot rim formed from a recessed base. Decorated in underglaze colbalt blue. Four repeated dragon medallions against a honeycomb diaper background. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38953
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