Porcelain bowl with rounded sides, straight rim, and narrow, high foot. There are two dragons pursuing pearls in underglaze blue and overglaze green and black enamel on the exterior, and a band of key-fret around the foot. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 94 millimetres
- Diameter: 154 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Wanli nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Wanli reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Wanli mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base.
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Wucai bowl with dragons in green and black enamel
Potters decorated this bowl in a twice-fired technique composed of underglaze blue and overglaze green and black. Outside it is painted with two dragons chasing flaming pearls. The base carries an underglaze blue Wanli reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze green and black enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period, AD 1573–1620
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides, straight rim, and narrow, high foot. Underglaze blue and overglaze green and black enamel. Two dragons pursuing pearls on exterior, with a band of key-fret around the foot; inside undecorated. Mark on base in underglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39123