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Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Dorothy B. Simpson

  • Museum number:

    FE.48-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mug of porcelain, painted with a band of underglaze blue decoration at the rim, and handle in form of a chi dragon in blue and red. Round the body are a domestic scene of two women playing the qin and pipe with children and servants, in enamel colours, and by the handle a scene of cliffs and a tree in red and brown with blue scrolling borders and four cartouches, in blue, the whole on a red ring matted ground.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 13.6 cm, Diameter: 11.1 cm

Descriptive line

Mug, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, ca. 1770

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Cliffs; Figures; Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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