jar / cover
Porcelain jar and cover with a rolled rim. The jar is decorated with fine incised designs. There is a panel of 2 five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls just below the rim, and a lingzhi scroll on the shoulder.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 350 millimetres
- Diameter: 232 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Longqing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Longqing reign
Published PDF date : MingRoom 95 label text:
Jar with cover
This jar is decorated with a fine incised design of dragons chasing flaming pearls. The base is incised with a six character Longqing reign mark. Longqing mark and period porcelain was only made for six years and is consequently very precisely dated.
Porcelain with incised design and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD 1567–1572
PDF card: acquired before 1934.
White porcelain jar and cover decorated with fine incised designs. The jar has a rolled rim, just below which is a panel of 2 five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls. On the shoulder is a lingzhi scroll.
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Object reference number: RRC38837
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