Jar with Dragon. Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Xuande mark and period (1426–35) Date: early 15th century. Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware) H. 19 in. (48.3 cm); Diam. 19 in. (48.3 cm).
Dish in the shape of mount Fuji, made in China during the Ming dynasty for a Japanese customer. It would have probably been used to serve a light meal that preceded the tea, known as the kaiseki. Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1620 - 30