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Large porcelain bowl. Decorated in red and green overglaze enamels. Inside in the centre, a red dragon against a green ground enclosed in red double circle. Outside, two red dragons chasing flaming pearls among clouds on green ground. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 80 millimetres
- Diameter: 225 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription Transliterationshi fang
Published PDF date : Ming mid 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with red dragons on a green ground
This bowl has the mark 食房 (shi fang ‘refectory’) within a double circle in iron-red on the base. It is also painted with five-clawed iron-red dragons outside on a green ground.
Porcelain with clear glaze, red and green overglaze enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about, AD 1435–1465
PDF card: Acquired before 1934
Large porcelain bowl. Decorated in red and green overglaze enamels. Inside in the centre, a red dragon against a green ground enclosed in red double circle. Outside, two red dragons chasing flaming pearls among clouds on green ground. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39679
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