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Spherical jar with dragon chasing a pearl
Place of Origin: China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province
Historical Period: Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Wanli emperor (1573-1620)
Materials: Porcelain with multi color decoration
Dimensions: H. 4 3/4 in x Diam. 5 in, H. 12.1 cm x Diam. 12.7 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Ceramics
Object Number: B60P1616
On Display: No

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Marks: Wanli mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads "Produced during the Wanli reign of the great Ming" The motif depicts two dragons playing the treasure pearl over ocean and rocks.
Marks: Wanli mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads "Produced during the Wanli reign of the great Ming" The motif depicts two dragons playing the treasure pearl over ocean and rocks.