Large plate with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566)

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Large plate with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with incised decoration under glaze. H. 2 5/8 in x W. 12 1/8 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1639. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture

Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads: "Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great Ming." Incised inthe inner bottom is a five-claw coled dragon playing with a pearl; the outside border has two incised running dragons.