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Porcelain dish with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. The dish has blue glaze with fine crackle, stained brown on the exterior. There are three five-clawed dragons among clouds incised on the interior, with two dragons on the exterior above a black painted lotus panel. There is a mark in blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 45 millimetres
- Diameter: 249 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentJiajing mark and period
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Saucer-dish with blue glaze
This saucer-dish is incised with a design of three five-clawed dragons among clouds inside, with with two dragons outside above a black painted lotus panel. It is covered with a high-fired monochrome blue glaze. The base carries an underglaze blue six-character Jiajing reign mark.
Porcelain with incised decoration underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and blue glazes and painting
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–66
On display: G95/dc44/sh3
Porcelain dish with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. Blue glaze with fine crackle, stained brown on the outside. Three five-clawed dragons among clouds incised on interior, with two dragons on exterior above a black painted lotus panel. Mark in blue on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38916
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