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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule
Grand Vestibule: The British Monarchy and the World

The Grand Vestibule at Windsor Castle reflects interaction between the monarchy and the wider world



mid-18th century

RCIN 2392

A pear-shaped porcelain bottle, with tall, tapering neck and spreading lip; glazed base. Painted in deep red is a four-clawed dragon descending among clouds, its tail curling round the neck, facing a large flaming pearl, with a smaller dragon rising from waves below.

Text adapted from Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen: Volume I.

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