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
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Object reference number: RRC38788
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