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Porcelain cup. The cup has blue tinged glaze. There is an incised design of lotus scroll around the exterior, with a single lotus spray on the interior base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 82 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 profile of this small white cup is typical of the Jiajing periog with an everted rim, flared sides and low foot. The base has a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Jiajing period.
Porcelain with incised decoration and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
On display: G95/dc41/sh2
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Object reference number: RRC38788
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