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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Marie Adeline Dumergue

  • Museum number:

    C.60-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 6

Physical description

Cup of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in enamel colours and gilt. Outside with a lady seated beside a table turning towards a little boy and another lady standing. Inside round the rim is a gilt floral border, and on the bottom are a pomegranate, fruit and flowers.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Ladies; Fruit; Pomegranates (fruit); Boys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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