Deep Bowl with Dragons

Deep Bowl with Dragons

1700s

Porcelain with overglaze color enamel and molding (Hizen ware, Kakiemon type)

Diameter: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.); Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.248

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Graced with energetic dragons amid clouds, this deep bowl has a petal-shaped rim. The coiled position of the dragon in the center and the chasing action of those on the sides contribute to a sense of circular motion. The exterior shows a running figure and two birds in flight, echoing the movement in the interior.

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