- Previous 0/1630
Porcelain globular jar with small foot and wide mouth. The jar has thin green enamel over a felspathic glaze on exterior, white on the interior and white glaze on the base. There are three incised medallions in the form of dragons with flower sprays sprouting from the mouth.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 50 millimetres
- Diameter: 57 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with medallions in the form of dragons
This small jar is incised with three medallions in the form of dragons with flower sprays sprouting from the mouth. Green derived from copper was used as a single colour glaze from the Xuande period (AD 1425–35), applied over a transparent high-fired glaze.
Porcelain with incised decoration and green enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1800–1900
Globular porcelain jar with small foot and wide mouth. Thin green enamel over a felspathic glaze on exterior, white inside and white glaze on the base. Three incised medallions in the form of dragons with flower sprays sprouting from the mouth.
Copyright SOAS All rights reserved
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: RRC38873
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.