East Asian Art
Bottle with design of Waves, a Dragon, and Mount FujiMade in Japan, Asia
Meiji Period (1868-1912), Late 19th century
Artist/maker unknown, Japanese
Glazed porcelain with underglaze decoration (Hirado ware), "Blue and White"
Currently not on view
1897-344The General Hector Tyndale Memorial Collection, 1897
LabelIn this dynamic, panoramic scene, a dragon flies dramatically through the space between the rushing waves and lofty Mount Fuji. Dragons are a symbol of felicity and are frequently depicted in scenes of the great mountain, where a dragon deity is said to reside.