<em>Large Jar</em>, 1522-1566. Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue decoration, 21 1/4 x 19 5/16 in. (54 x 49 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The William E. Hutchins Collection, Bequest of Augustus S. Hutchins, 52.49.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.49.2_side1_bw.jpg)

Large Jar

Medium: Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue decoration

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Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 19 5/16 in. (54 x 49 cm)


Accession Number: 52.49.2

Image: 52.49.2_side1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large globular jar with short rimmed neck. Porcelain with transparent glaze and underglaze decoration in cobalt blue of two five clawed dragons amid clouds, waves and rocks. There are Arabic characters near the top. The shoulder sustains a wide border with arabesque scrolls and four lotus blossoms. Six character Jiajing mark on neck. Condition: Good.

Brooklyn Museum