Porcelaneous stoneware with celadon glaze and molded decoration
Diameter: 43.2 cm (17 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1961.92
In front of the dragon's mouth is a flaming pearl, a symbol often associated with dragons from this time.
In the center of this plate a majestic coiled dragon is surrounded by clouds, a wave pattern, and five-petaled rosettes around the rim. In front of the dragon's mouth is a flaming pearl, a symbol often associated with dragons from this time. The plate achieves distinctive visual contrasts with green glaze and brown, and its main decorative motifs are raised.
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