Accession no: LL 6241
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl with dragons and Phoenix
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 8 cm, D. 22.2 cm
Description: Bowl, of conical form, with wide mouth and small base. Inside, a medallion with rock, waves, and clouds, and a deep border with four-clawed dragons and phoenix reserved in white in a marbled blue ground. Outside, similar design of dragon and phoenix. Mark of the Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD), but the bowl is of Kangxi date.
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 163.