Porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body and transparent glaze. There are dragons among clouds moulded on the interior, and a single dragon incised in the well. There is a firing crack on the base.
- Height: 103 millimetres
- Diameter: 219 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
Bowl with dragons
Potters decorated this bowl by pressing it over a mould. Inside in the walls is a design of dragons among clouds and there is an incised dragon inside in the centre. It was made in the early sixteenth century at a time when the Jingdezhen kilns were increasing the scale of their ceramic production and achieving a high-volume of output lead to a decline in standards of quality.
Porcelain moulded with transparent glazed
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1500–1530
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Object reference number: RRC39348
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