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Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has yellow glaze, with blacklines at the rim and the base. There are two five-clawed dragons among clouds incised on exterior with key-fret around the foot-ring, and a blue line at the rim and a ring at the bottom under a plain felspathic glaze. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 85 millimetres
- Diameter: 155 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Wanli nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Wanli reign
Inscription Commentsix-character Wanli mark in a double circle in underglaze blue
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Bowl with five-clawed dragons among clouds
This bowl is incised with dragons chasing flaming pearls and is covered with a deep yellow glaze. The base has a six-character underglaze cobalt-blue Wanli reign mark.
Porcelain with incised decoration, underglaze cobalt-blue mark, yellow glaze and black enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period, AD 1573–1620
On display: G95/dc25/sh6
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Yellow glaze, with blacklines at the rim and the base. Two five-clawed dragons among clouds incised on exterior with key-fret around the foot-ring. Blue line at the rim and a ring at the bottom under a plain felspathic glaze. Mark in underglaze blue on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38884
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