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Saucer with dragons
Place of Origin: China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province
Historical Period: Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and partially blue glaze
Dimensions: H. 1 3/8 in x Diam. 6 in, H. 3.5 cm x Diam. 15.2 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Ceramics
Object Number: B60P1786
On Display: No

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Marks: Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads: " Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great Ming" The inner bottom depicts a five-claw dragon carrying a long lingzhi mushroom branch; on the outer border two running dragons play with lingzhi.
Marks: Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads: " Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great Ming" The inner bottom depicts a five-claw dragon carrying a long lingzhi mushroom branch; on the outer border two running dragons play with lingzhi.