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Title

Tea bowl with carved dragons

Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    White body tea bowl with carved dragons
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Kangxi 1662 - 1722 Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain
    Dimensions
    5.6 x 11.3 cm
    Credit
    Gift from the J.H. Myrtle Collection 2003
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    171.2003
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Jingdezhen ware

    Works in the collection

    119

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  • About

    The exterior of this fine bowl is incised with a pair of five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, and the interior bears a white glaze. Judging from the firing crack in the centre of the bowl, it was rejected by the imperial kiln for its imperfection. It was intended to have coloured glaze on the exterior.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, January 2012

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Dragon (2012), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 2012–06 May 2012

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