Jar with lions, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Zhengde emperor (1506-1521)

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Jar with lions, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Zhengde emperor (1506-1521). China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome decoration. H. 11 3/8 in x Diam. 11 7/8 in, H. 28.9 cm x Diam. 30.2 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P507© 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.

ExhibitionHidden Meanings: Symbolism in Chinese Imperial Arts, October 7- December 31, 2006