Porcelain cup with high sides and everted mouth rim. There are scrolling stylised flower heads in underglaze cobalt blue around the sides, and a single blue line inside the mouthrim, below the mouthrim and around the foot.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 42 millimetres
- Diameter: 60 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Cup with scrolling stylised flower heads
This cup is very simply decorated with a scrolling flower design. The spindly depiction is typical of the Tianqi period as is the porcelain body.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Tianqi period, AD 1621–1627
Porcelain cup with high sides and everted mouth rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Scrolling stylised flower heads around the sides and single blue lines inside the mouthrim, below the mouthrim and around the foot.
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Object reference number: RRC39013
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