Deep porcelain bowl. Decorated with underglaze blue lines at rim, base and foot. Exterior painted in overglaze red and yellow enamels with two dragons chasing pearls among ruyi-shaped clouds. Key-fret band around foot. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 94 millimetres
- Diameter: 149 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon the base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Wanli nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Great Ming dynasty Wanli reign
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Wucai bowl with dragons in yellow and red enamel
Potters decorated this bowl in a twice-fired technique composed of underglaze blue and overglaze red and yellow. 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 red and yellow enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period, AD 1573–1620
Deep porcelain bowl. Decorated with underglaze blue lines at rim, base and foot. Exterior painted in overglaze red and yellow enamels with two dragons chasing pearls among ruyi-shaped clouds. Key-fret band around foot. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39687
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