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Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Cloud and Dragon Design

Unknown18th Century, Joseon Period

Seokdang Museum of Dong-A University

Seokdang Museum of Dong-A University

The dragon design represents the dignity of dynasty and using the design is strongly controlled by the Royal Authority. It is named ‘Yongchung’ but usually is also called ‘Yongjun’. Dragon pattern is designed on the body of the jar. The purpose is for keeping liquor and the jar works for the national ceremony. A typical 18th century jar contains a detailed dragon. (Dm 14.5cm)

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  • Title: Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Cloud and Dragon Design
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 18th Century, Joseon Period
  • Physical Dimensions: h36 cm
  • Provenance: Seokdang Museum of Dong-A University
  • Type: Porcelain

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