Porcelain dish. Painted with red dragons chasing pearls on green overglaze enamelled ground. Inside double circle in centre, one dragon and two dragons in cavetto. Two further dragons outside. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 47 millimetres
- Diameter: 218 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Kangxi mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Dish with dragons
This dish is decorated with deep-red dragons on an emerald green ground. The base carries a Kangxi reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, red and green enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722
Porcelain saucer dish. Painted with red dragons chasing pearls on green overglaze enamelled ground. Inside double circle in centre, one dragon and two dragons in cavetto. Two further dragons outside. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39711
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