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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs A. Cameron

  • Museum number:

    C.35&A-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer, of porcelain painted in underglaze blue. The cup which has no handle, is painted outside and on the rim of the saucer with standing figures of ladies alternating with floral sprays in panels. Inside the cup and in the middle of the saucer is a floral spray.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'yu' in underglaze blue
Jade

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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