Basin Shaped Jar
On View: Great Hall, 1st Floor
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.
Qianlong (Ch'ien Lung) Period
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bernheim
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Basin Shaped Jar, 1736-1795. Glazed porcelain, 14 × 18 in. (35.6 × 45.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bernheim, 53.52. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 53.52_bw.jpg)
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