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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1412&A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of porcelain, painted in grisaille and gilded. Outside the cup and on the saucer, a man beside a window with two female attendants, in black and gold, reserved on a ground of peony scrolls, in red and gold on blue enamel. Inside the cup and on the saucer, border key-pattern in black, red and gold.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm cup, Diameter: 7.3 cm cup, Diameter: 11.7 cm saucer

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain painted in grisaille and gilded, China, Qing dynasty, 1723-1795

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded; Grisaille

Subjects depicted

Key pattern; Peonies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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