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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1900 (made)
    1723-35 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with pale green 'celadon' glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Mrs Julia C. Gulland Gift

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 5

Physical description

Large dish fluted in the lower side of the rim and moulded with a dragon amongst clouds inside a medallion in the centre, covered with a pale green 'celadon' glaze.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1800-1900 (made)
1723-35 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with pale green 'celadon' glaze

Marks and inscriptions

Made in the Yongzheng mark of the Great Qing dynasty
Six characters Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue on the base


Diameter: 49.5 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain dish with pale green 'celadon' glaze, Jingdezhen, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-35) or 19th century, Yongzheng mark

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

cf example in Freer Gallery of Art, illustrated in Michel Beurdeley and Guy Raindre (ed.), Qing Porcelain, London, 1987, pl. 231, p. 167
cf example in The Tsui Museum of Art, Chinese Ceramics IV, Hong Kong, 1995, pl. 20.




Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Clouds; Dragons


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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