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Updated: 14 April 2015
jar / cover
Large porcelain jar with lid in the form of a lotus leaf and a knop in the form of a coiled dragon. Underglaze blue scrolling lotus flowers and lappets. Leaf veins with scrolling lingzhi on lid. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 285 millimetres
- Diameter: 262 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty Xuande reign
Inscription CommentSix character Xuande mark in double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming XuandeRoom 95 label text:
Covered jar with flowers
This large porcelain jar has a cover in the form of a lotus leaf and a knob in the form of a coiled dragon. It is decorated in underglaze blue flowers and has a Xuande reign mark on the base in a double circle.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD 1426–35
PDF card: before 1934
Large porcelain jar with lid in the form of a lotus leaf and a knop in the form of a coiled dragon. Underglaze blue scrolling lotus flowers and lappets. Leaf veins with scrolling lingzhi on lid. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39521
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