Porcelain water-pot. The water-pot has a white body and cream white crackled glaze. There is a cloud collar moulded around the rim, medallions of dragon head in waves around the sides, and a petal panel at the base.
- Height: 34 millimetres
- Diameter: 43 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Water pot with dragons in roundels
This water pot is incised with a band of auspicious clouds around the rim and lotus petals around the foot. Around the body are roundels with dragons. It has a crackled glaze.
Underfired porcelain, incised and with transparent glaze
Zhangzhou ware 漳州窯
Zhangzhou, Fujian province 福建省, 漳州
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1900
White porcelain water-pot. Covered with cream white crackled glaze. Moulded design of cloud collar around rim, medallions of dragon head in waves around sides and petal panel at base.
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Object reference number: RRC39325
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