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Title

Dish with single dragon

early 19th century


Artist

Jingdezhen ware

China


About

The decoration of five clawed dragons and the hall mark suggest that these were part of a service made for a pavilion or palace in one of the imperial precincts. Hall marks are often seen on 19th century porcelain.

The undulating surface of the glaze on the recessed base is very characteristic of the first half of the 19th century.

Hepburn Myrtle, 'Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain,' AGNSW, 1980, pg.15


Details


Place where the work was made

Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China


Date

early 19th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain with underglaze blue decoration


Dimensions

4.0 x 19.8 cm


Credit

Gift from the J.H. Myrtle Collection 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

246.2003


Artist information

Jingdezhen ware

Works in the collection

119


Place

Where the work was made
Jingdezhen

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


J. Hepburn Myrtle, Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Sydney, 1980, 15 (illus.). cat.no. 11