Tankard decorated with two dragon

Tankard, porcelain, painted in green, purple-black, yellow, pink and red, with two dragons. Mounted in silver-gilt with hinged fitting for lid, thumbpiece formed as a winged siren and simple finial. The handle probably replaced.


  • Title

    Tankard decorated with two dragon

  • Associated place

    China (place of creation)
    Germany (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1570 - 1625
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, silver-gilt

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    12.6 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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