Porcelain cup. The cup has a white body and pitted white glaze. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 41 millimetres
- Diameter: 85 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Hongzhi mark in double rectangle in underglaze blue on the base but Kangxi period
Published PDF date : MingRoom 95 label text:
Cup with apocryphal mark
The base of this white porcelain cup carries a six-character underglaze blue reign mark in double rectangle of the Hongzhi period (AD 1488–1505). The Hongzhi mark was popular in the Kangxi period at Jingdezhen but it is rarely seen in a rectangular frame.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
On display: G95/dc41/sh9
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Object reference number: RRC39326
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