Small globular waterpot of 'soft-paste' porcelain. Decorated in overglaze iron red enamel with two four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amid clouds. Border of ruyi lappets above and stylised lotus petals below, also in iron red enamel.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 46 millimetres
- Diameter: 57 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with iron-red dragon
This jar is painted with two four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pears in iron-red.
Porcelain with overglaze iron-red
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
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Object reference number: RRC39714
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