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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1118-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup of porcelain. Oval, divided by contraction in the middle into two lobes. Black ground, decorated with peonies and flowering rushes, lingzhi fungus and butterflies in enamel colours.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Cup, porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit; China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Butterflies; Magic fungus

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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