Porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body. There are two dragons chasing a flaming pearl incised on the exterior, and a three-peaked mountain rising from waves, and reaching into clouds, on the interior. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 74 millimetres
- Diameter: 152 millimetres
Inscription Content玉堂 佳器 萬曆年製
Inscription TransliterationYutang jia qi
Inscription TranslationFine vessel for the Jade Hall made in the Wanli period
Inscription CommentYutang jiaqi mark. Inscribed on the base Wanli nian zhi Yutang jiaqi (fine vessel for the Jade Hall made in the Wanli period).
Room 95 label text:
Bowl with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl
This bowl is incised with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl. The base has an eight-character underglaze blue mark which reads 萬里年製玉堂佳器 (Wanli nian zhi Yutang jiaqi ‘fine vessel for the Jade Hall made in the Wanli period’).
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period, AD 1573–1620
White porcelain bowl. Incised design outside of two dragons chasing a flaming pearl, and on inside a three-peaked mountain rising from waves, and reaching into clouds. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39314
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