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Title

Dish with dragon design

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Dish
    Dish with red-enamelled dragon design
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Guangxu 1875 - 1908 Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain decorated in overglaze red enamel
    Dimensions
    3.7 x 18.2 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1983
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    218.1983
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    In the centre of the dish's interior are two five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl painted in gold amongst flame clouds and ruyi (literally, 'as you wish') clouds. On the exterior, two pacing dragons also chase a flaming pearl among the clouds.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, January 2012

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications