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Basin Shaped Jar

Asian Art

This jar is decorated with five five-clawed dragons, symbol of the emperor, surrounded by clouds and with a stylized wave design at the bottom. The reign mark of the Qianlong emperor is placed by the rim directly above the head of the dragon.
MEDIUM Glazed porcelain
  • Place Made: China
  • DATES 1736-1795
    DYNASTY Qing Dynasty
    PERIOD Qianlong Period
    DIMENSIONS 14 × 18 in. (35.6 × 45.7 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    EXHIBITIONS
    ACCESSION NUMBER 53.52
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bernheim
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