University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C100
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: 16th Century
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Credit Line:Purchased from Duveen Brothers, 1915
Other Number1115 - Collector Number


Colossal imperial fishbowl decorated with dragons and incised lines of cloud scrolls and borders with yellow glaze on a creamy white ground. Dense greyish-white pottery. Faint crackle in glaze.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental, Part A: Chinese Porcelains - Varied Groups of the Morgan Collection / (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915)View Objects in Exhibition
Harrison Chinese Rotunda Inaugural Exhibition ( Feb 1916)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] 1934. Chinese Dragons (for the younger reader). The University Museum Bulletin. 5 (1): 29-31. : Page/Fig./Plate: 29-31View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167 ,No. 333View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1916. An Exhibition of Oriental Art. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 1): 1-17. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1-17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bushell, Stephen W., et al. 1904. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains. Volume I. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 1115View Objects cited in this Publication

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