Dish with Dragons and Lotuses, Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware), China

Dish with Dragons and Lotuses

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Zhengde mark and period (1506–21)
Date:
early 16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 1 7/8 (4.8 cm); Diam. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.155.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 204
Marking: Zhengde mark (underglaze blue in double ring) 4 characters
[ Mrs. Daisy Wu , New York, until 1963; sold to MMA]