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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded and underglaze blue decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs A. Cameron

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cup and saucer, of porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Both pieces are moulded with honeycomb pattern. The cup which has no handle, is painted outside and the saucer on the rim with flowering shrubs in vases. Inside the cup and in the middle of the saucer is a bird among clouds.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded and underglaze blue decoration

Marks and inscriptions

An undecipherable seal character mark within a double arch, in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain with moulded and underglaze blue decoration, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note



Porcelain; Cobalt oxide; Glaze


Glazed; Painted; Moulded; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Birds; Vases; Honeycomb; Clouds; Flowering plant


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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