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Wine cup

Wine cup

  • Place of origin:

    Jiangxi (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    early 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded relief decoration under the glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John Addis KCMG

  • Museum number:

    FE.90-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wine cup of porcelain with qingbai glaze. With upright sides rounded below and flat base; the outside moulded with a band of eight lotus panels below an incised line. Unglazed rim and base; the glaze bluish.

Place of Origin

Jiangxi (possibly, made)

Date

early 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded relief decoration under the glaze

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.9 cm, Height: 3.2 cm

Object history note

The group of objects (FE.3 to 105-1975) were all acquired by Sir John Addis during his stay in Manila as British Ambassador, ca. 1965-70, and are purportedly from excavations there. See papers published at the Manila Trade Pottery Seminiar, 1968, here noted; also Locsin, L & C, Oriental Ceramics discovered in the Philippines, Rutland & Tokyo 1968; and Addis, J. M. Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 1967-69 London : The Society, pp. 17-36.

Descriptive line

Qingbai ware. Wine cup, porcelain with moulded relief decoration under qingbai glaze; excavated in the Philippines, made in China (possibly Jiangxi province), Yuan dynasty, early 14th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Relief; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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