Jar with overglaze enamel decoration of yellow dragons over red ground

Chinese
Ming dynasty, Jiajing period
1521–66


Dimensions

19.9 x 21.8 cm (7 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.882

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Markings

Da Ming Jiajing nian zhi

Provenance

By 1915, John Pickering Lyman. By 1915, Miss Theodora Lyman, Boston [see note]; 1919, gift of Miss Lyman to the MFA. (Accession date: September 18, 1919)

NOTE:
Lent by Miss Lyman to the MFA on February 27, 1915.

Credit Line

The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman