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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.607

  • Description

    Porcelain wine-cup with rounded sides, everted rim and straight foot. There are plain rings in underglaze blue just below the mouth rim and at the top and bottom of the foot. There is a mark on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 17thC(early)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 36 millimetres
    • Diameter: 67 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        On the base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        大明成化年製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Ming Chenghua nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign
      • Inscription Comment

        Six-character archaistic Chenghua mark on the base
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 607

    Wine cup


    The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Chenghua reign mark.


    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, about AD 1600–1630

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1976 no.16, no.607 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2004 p.23, no.607 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case23/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.607

Porcelain Wine-cup with rounded sides, everted rim and straight foot. Plain rings in underglaze blue just below the mouth rim and at the top and bottom of the foot. Mark on base.

Porcelain Wine-cup with rounded sides, everted rim and straight foot. Plain rings in underglaze blue just below the mouth rim and at the top and bottom of the foot. Mark on base.

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