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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • 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.53&A-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt. The cup is painted inside and the saucer outside with a lady seated on a bench in an interior watching a pair of chickens; a young man is seen peeping in through a window.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm cup, Diameter: 4.4 cm cup, Diameter: 11.7 cm saucer

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer 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

Chickens; Ladies; Men

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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