Porcelain cup. The cup has blue-tinged glaze and a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 36 millimetres
- Diameter: 62 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentJiajing mark
Room 95 label text:
Cup with transparent glaze
The cup has a clear glaze. There is a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Jiajing period on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–66
On display: G95/dc42/sh3
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Object reference number: RRC38790
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