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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    C.62-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

Physical description

Wine-cup of porcelain, with no handle. Painted with a man dressed in a red robe sitting on the trunk of a willow on a mound by a lake with ducks, drawn in underglaze blue and coloured over in pale green and purple and red enamels.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Chenghua nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 3.2 cm, Diameter: 6.7 cm

Descriptive line

Wine-cup, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (with Chenghua mark)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Willow tree; Men; Ducks

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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