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A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period | 明正德 白地暗刻海水素胎綠彩雲龍紋盤 《大明正德年製》款

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A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period | 明正德 白地暗刻海水素胎綠彩雲龍紋盤 《大明正德年製》款

A green-enameled 'dragon' dish, Zhengde mark and period | 明正德 白地暗刻海水素胎綠彩雲龍紋盤 《大明正德年製》款

A green-enameled 'dragon' dish

Zhengde mark and period

明正德 白地暗刻海水素胎綠彩雲龍紋盤

《大明正德年製》款


with shallow rounded sides supported on a short slightly tapered foot, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing among stylized clouds, the head, scaly body and limbs finely incised, reserved on the biscuit and covered with green enamel, the claws and spikes picked out in green enamel over the glaze, all within a green circle repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated with two five-clawed dragons striding above crested waves and rocks, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle


Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm

A hairline crack measuring 2.2 cm extending down the rim. With wear to surface typical of age and minor firing imperfections, including a crescent-shaped body line under the glaze to the exterior foot wall.


自口沿向下有一道細沖,約2.2公分。器面有磨痕,與年代相符,帶窰燒微瑕,包括圈足外壁一道釉下半月形胎線。


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Collection of Elsie Caroline Borden Hohlweg (b. 1910), and thence by descent.


來源

Elsie Caroline Borden Hohlweg (1910年生) 收藏,此後家族傳承

Closely related dishes include one in the British Museum, London, published in Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, pls 8: 33-35; one in the Shanghai Museum, illustrated in Lu Minghua, Shanghai Bowuguan zangpin yanjiu daxi/Studies of the Shanghai Museum Collections: A Series of Monographs. Mingdai guanyao ciqi [Ming imperial porcelain], Shanghai, 2007, pl. 1-44. See also a dish of this type, from the collections of R.H.R. Palmer and Edward T. Chow, included in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition Polychrome Porcelain of the Ming and Manchu Dynasties, London, 1950, cat. no. 77, sold in our London rooms, 27th November 1962, lot 18, and in our Hong Kong rooms, 25th November 1980, lot 37; a second dish from the Edward T. Chow Collection sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 19th May 1981, lot 447.