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Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has brown-black glaze. There are incised dragons around the exterior and a dragon and phoenix in the centre. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 40 millimetres
- Diameter: 175 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:
Dish with brown-black glaze
This dish is incised with dragons around the outside and a dragon and phoenix in the centre. The base carries a six-character Jiajing reign mark in underglaze blue. Outside and inside it is decorated with an iron-brown glaze.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, incised and with iron-brown glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
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Object reference number: RRC38869
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