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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery


early 8th century (made)
Place Of Origin

Cup, part of a wine set. Earthenware with coloured lead glazes.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware with coloured lead glazes
Brief Description
Cup, part of a wine set; earthenware with coloured lead glazes; China, Tang dynasty, early 8th century
Physical Description
Cup, part of a wine set. Earthenware with coloured lead glazes.
  • Height: 5.4cm
  • Diameter: 6.4cm
Object history
Part of a wine set consisting of a tray with seven cups and a bowl (CIRC.1252 to H-1926, CIRC.235-1923).
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record createdJune 25, 2009
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