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Bowl
(17th century)

Medium
porcelain, enamel (Swatow ware)
Measurements
5.9 × 20.3 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Swatow, south China, China
Accession Number
3742-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Swatow ware, with everted rim; central motif of four clawed dragon rising from stylized waves through cloud scrolls; fish and pomegranate branches side band; rim band of floral medallions and circle motifs on feather scroll ground.