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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.185
Title
Short, Broad-shouldered Jar with Decoration of Two Dragons, Each Striding amid Clouds over Mountains and Rolling Waves
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Jiajing period, 1522-1566
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205516
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Enameled porcelain: porcelain with decoration painted in black enamel over an overglaze yellow ground; with underglaze cobalt-blue mark reading "Da Ming Jiajing nian zhi" on the base
Dimensions
H. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Samuel C. Davis
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.185
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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