Small porcelain water-pot of globular form. Underglaze red with large scale five-clawed dragon chasing flaming pearl through dense red clouds. Dragon's eyes appear to be painted in underglaze blue.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 67 millimetres
- Diameter: 80 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Water pot with a five-clawed dragon
This globular water pot is painted with a large underglaze copper red dragon with cobalt blue details. The oxidation and reduction firing of the copper pigmented glaze in the kiln has resulted in areas of moss green as well as deep red pigment.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and underglaze copper-red decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
Margaret Medley 1976 records: From the R. Weismann Collection, Berlin. PDF card: R. Weismann Collection, Berlin
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Object reference number: RRC39929
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