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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1795 (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.57-1912

  • 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 are two ladies standing beside a table and a little boy watching a cock and a hen. Inside is a border of gilt floral ornament, and on the bottom a detached flower.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Diameter: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, 1723-1795

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Ladies; Hens; Cocks (birds); Flowers; Boys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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