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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    porcelain painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs A. Cameron

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer painted in colours with the subject of Venus and Adonis reclining beside a tree, while a thrid figure (Mars) watches them from clouds in the distance. The subject has been copied from an European engraving.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


ca. 1750-1800 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

porcelain painted in colours

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain decorated with Venus, Adonis and Mars, Chinese, ca. 1750-1800

Production Note

from label




Porcelain; Household objects; Drinking


East Asia Collection

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