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Updated: 14 April 2015
Porcelain conical bowl. The bowl has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There are two dragons incised on the interior and a flaming pearl in the well. The base and foot-ring are unglazed.
- Height: 38 millimetres
- Diameter: 92 millimetres
Published PDF date : MingRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with dragons
This Ming-style conical porcelain bowl has a design of two dragons chasing flaming pearls in the well. Its foot ring and base are unglazed.
Porcelain with incised decoration and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Republican period, AD 1912–1949
PDF card: Elphinstone Gift
White porcelain conical bowl. Covered with blue-toned glaze. Inside incised with design of two dragons around the side, with flaming pearl in the well. Foot-ring and base unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39382
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