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Porcelain hexagonal water-pot. Fleshy dragon in high relief on three sides, crawling towards the mouth, in black enamel against a yellow ground. Base glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 55 millimetres
- Diameter: 81 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription CommentFour-character Xuande mark in archaic script in underglaze blue
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi late 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Hexagonal water pot with dragon in high relief
There is an apocryphal four-character underglaze cobalt-blue Xuande reign mark on the base.
Porcelain with black and yellow glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1644–1700
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Object reference number: RRC39969
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