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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.
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Object reference number: RRC38873
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