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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with applied decoration in relief, painted in coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1063-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6

Physical description

Cup of porcelain, in the form of an archaic bronze vessel with two dragons applied in relief, supporting the handle and two others beneath the spout. Painted in yellow, white and manganese-purple on a green ground stippled in black with stylised dragons, scattered plum-blossoms and monster's heads. Inside on the bottom a hare.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with applied decoration in relief, painted in coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain with applied decoration in relief, painted in coloured glazes, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Applied work; Relief

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Monster; Hare; Plum blossom

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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