Porcelain dish. Outlined with dragons chasing flaming pearls among clouds in overglaze yellow enamel. There is a mark on the base.
- 1522-1566 (enamel later)
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 34 millimetres
- Diameter: 175 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Dish with dragons chasing flaming pearls
Potters have decorated this sixteenth century dish in fifteenth century style. The base has a six-character underglaze cobalt-blue Jiajing reign mark and is of the period but the enamels were added later, probably in the early twentieth century.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, clear glaze and yellow enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566 later enamelled
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Object reference number: RRC39636
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