jar / cover
Porcelain honey pot with a round body, flanged shoulders and cylindrical neck, and cylindrical cover with a flat top. There are two five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls in underglaze copper red against a background of waves in underglaze blue. There is a mark on the neck.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 79 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription PositionOn the neck
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Inscription CommentSix-character archaistic Xuande mark in underglaze blue written horizontally on the neck
Published PDF date : Ming early 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white jar and cover with copper-red dragons
The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Xuande reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and underglaze copper-red decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1900
Porcelain honey pot with a round body, flanged shoulders and cylindrical neck; the cover is cylindrical with a flat top. Two five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls in underglaze copper red against a background of waves in underglaze blue. Mark on neck.
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